ID check discrepancies at an all-time high.

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The trend of increasing discrepancies in background screenings continues to rise for a 2nd consecutive quarter with 60% of screenings undertaken by HireRight in EMEA during Q2 2013 containing at least one inaccuracy or lie. Q2 2013 also revealed all-time highs in the discrepancy rate on professional membership and qualification verifications (35% of these checks […]

Banking Commission propose regular monitoring of senior executives.

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The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards had made a recommendation to replace the Approved Person’s Vetting Regime with a Senior Person’s Regime which would include regular monitoring of the most senior bankers. In place of a one-off judgement of suitability on appointment, regulators would require on-going monitoring and executives would be held accountable for failure […]

5 traits of effective employment background screening

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An effective background screening program provides many benefits for employers including maintaining compliance, improving the quality of hire and mitigating liability risks. By understanding the key traits of other successful background screening programs, you will be able to successfully design or review your current background screening program to achieve these benefits. 1. Focus on Timeliness […]

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2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report

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HireRight today announced the availability of its 2013 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report. The annual report of hiring and screening practices surveyed more than 1,600 hiring and talent management professionals in companies of all sizes and in a wide range of industries. “Our sixth annual HireRight Employment Screening Benchmarking Report marks the release of the […]

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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 […]