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What Does IR35 Mean for Background Screening?

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UPDATE: Since this article was first published, the UK Government has announced that it is suspending the implementation of IR35 for 12 months due to the outbreak of COVID-19. However, the steps to be taken to prepare for IR35 remain the same, as are the things to think about when screening your extended workforce.   When […]

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Fake Degrees, False References, and CV Lies Revealed

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Many organisations already view background checks as an essential part of their recruitment process, allowing them to verify their candidates’ credentials and hire with confidence. Yet stories can still often be found in the press where companies are being caught out by individuals that have lied on their CVs, faked references, and falsified qualifications. To […]

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New Year (Adequacy) Resolutions…..A Brexit Update

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As is traditional at this time of year, declarations and plans for the future are made…the EU Commission is no exception to this. On 10th January 2020, the Council Working Party (Article 50) published slides for presentational and information purposes concerning the topic of the “ruling of adequacy” to make the UK a safe place […]

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Tackling the Human Risks Following a Merger or Acquisition

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If your company is in the midst of a merger or a takeover, many unknowns may still remain. It’s therefore important to ensure that unexpected people risks aren’t lurking under the surface with the existing workforce. Whilst the cultural integration of employees and potential conflict with new management are often major concerns following a merger, […]

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International Screening Post-GDPR – Your Questions Answered

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“Post-GDPR we have started to see some education institutions and prior employers declining to respond to requests for information. Have you seen this trend?” Yes, in some jurisdictions we are seeing some sources reluctant to verify information directly. This is not least due to some guidance coming from regulators (Supervisory Authorities) that may be making […]