Preventing leadership scandals in Financial Services

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How can financial services companies prevent a leadership scandal? See advice from HireRight’s Steve Girdler in a recent article featured in Global Banking & Finance Review. Some of the key points: Britain’s largest banks have paid over £50bn over the last six years for misconduct, but are now beginning to rebuild their reputation. The FCA’s […]

Russian Regulator publishes Data Localisation clarifications: one month to go…

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The long requested guidance to interpreting the Russian Data Localisation laws have now been released by the Ministry of Communications, just one month before the new law comes into force, which requires that organisations that collect personal data from individuals in Russia store that data within Russian territory. The guidance is non-binding, but these are […]

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FCA and PRA publish final rules for new regulatory regimes

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On the 7th July 2015 the FCA and PRA published the final rules for the new regulatory regime for banks, building societies, credit unions and PRA-designated investment firms. These rules come into force on the 7th March 2016 and there is a timeline for implementation of various phases of these rules. Within this publication they […]

The Importance of employment references

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HireRight’s Becky Mossman, HR director EMEA/APAC comments “The important thing a reference does is confirm they are who they say they are. You will have looked at someone’s competencies at interview”.  She believes that a shorter probation period will confirm if a candidate fits the job role they have applied for. Click here to read […]

Job application errors increase over the last four years

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HireRight’s latest quarterly Candidate Health Check survey finds job application errors increase over the last four years. Steve Girdler, Managing Director EMEA at HireRight, comments: “With slower growth forecast in 2015 than last year and the uncertainty a general election can create in the market, it is unsurprising that we have seen an increase in […]

Increase in errors on job applications since 2011!

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More than a third (36 per cent) of applications contain errors about employment history, while in nearly three in ten (30 per cent) applications claims about professional qualifications and memberships are wrong. Click here to read the full article in Onrec. HireRightHireRight is here to help guide you through the biggest screening challenges so you […]