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The Key Benefits of Conducting Background Checks

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Companies worldwide that conduct background checks are continuing to see multiple benefits to their businesses. A better quality of hire, more consistent safety and security, and improved regulatory compliance are the most frequently cited benefits globally according to HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report, remaining consistent with our previous survey results. This blog post takes a […]

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HireRight 2020 Global Benchmark Report: Key Takeaways

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HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report is based on the survey responses of nearly 1,700 people professionals worldwide who answered questions about their businesses, background screening habits, and talent acquisition challenges. Here is a summary of some of the key findings: The most common background checks vary by region The appetite for employment background screening varies […]

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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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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 […]