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Steve Girdler named new Managing Director for EMEA region

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HireRight, a global leader in background screening, has appointed Steve Girdler as Managing Director of EMEA. Based in London, Girdler will report to HireRight’s Senior Managing Director, EMEA and APAC, Dan Shoemaker. In his new role, Girdler will oversee all HireRight operations in EMEA, with employees in the UK, Poland, Spain and Estonia as well […]

Free Staff Fraudscape Breakfast Briefing: 4 April 2013

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HireRight is pleased to be hosting the launch of this year’s CIFAS Staff Fraudscape report on Thursday 4th April, 8.30-10.30am, at The Hub – Westminster in London. Compiled from information shared by CIFAS members in the Staff Fraud Database, the Staff Fraudscape report gives a clear picture of the fraud landscape in the UK. The […]

Positive end to 2012 as recruitment rises and application irregularities fall

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2012 closed on a positive note with analysis of HireRight’s EMEA screenings in December 2012 showing hiring rates 16.25% up compared with the same period in 2011. There was also some respite from the trend of increasing irregularities in pre-employment screening checks – the final quarter of 2012 found the number of applications containing at least […]

Are temporary staff putting you at risk?

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Temporary workforce remains a weakness in the screening program for many employers Temporary workers may fuel much of the predicted recruitment growth for 2013 as employers remain under pressure to keep short-term costs down. The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) JobsOutlook reports that 88% of UK employers plan to increase or maintain their temporary staff […]

How Background Screening helps overcome 4 common business challenges

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According to the 2012 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, employers are beginning to shift their focus from cost-cutting to growth. Finding, retaining and developing quality talent was the top business challenge identified in the latest HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report, whereas the same study in 2011 placed cost containment as the top priority. Now that […]

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Europe debates Data Protection Reform

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Neal Cohen and Ashley Winton of White & Case, an international law firm with one of the largest and most experienced data protection and privacy practices in the world, deliver a briefing note on the General Data Protection Regulation as it applies to employment and the workplace. Read the full White & Case briefing Debbie HatfieldHatfield123More […]