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 […]

Changes to UK criminal record checking

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Important information for DBS Standard and Enhanced disclosure applications The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) are introducing a number of changes to the way in which Standard and Enhanced disclosure applications will be processed. This will change the way that individuals use their criminal record check and how employers check their suitability. The changes to […]

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 […]