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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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Brexit Update: UK Government Updates Its Guidance on a “No Deal” Brexit and Impact on Data Privacy Laws

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The UK Government has updated its guidance on what will happen in the event of a “no deal” Brexit as it relates to data privacy laws. HireRight reviewed the original Notice back in September, and the new guidance remains largely the same, though a “no deal” Brexit is now looking like a possibility: something no-one […]

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GDPR: What Happens Now? Chapter 1 – Transparency

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Following the release of our GDPR White Paper and the GDPR implementation date (25th May 2018), we asked Steve Girdler, Managing Director for EMEA & APAC, and Caroline Smith, Associate General Counsel for EMEA and APAC, “so what next?” What are the biggest effects and implications of the GDPR on background screening? What do businesses want and […]

Data Transfers in a post-Brexit world

Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World

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‘T Ain’t What You Do (It’s The Way That You Do It): Data Transfers in a Post-Brexit World With the dust barely settling since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force, our data protection antennae are back on red alert in respect to the issue of data transfers in a post-Brexit world. With […]