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News archive for January 2017

Are you Screening Employees Fairly?

Posted: 26th January 2017 in Pre-employment Screening

Screening employees is now seen as a crucial part of the recruitment process; who are you hiring? Do they have the right qualifications for the job? Are they legal to work? Are just some of the questions a thorough screening process can help answer.


Taxi Firms feel the Force of the Immigration Act!

Posted: 20th January 2017 in Security News

Border taxi drivers have been told that they have to produce identity documents to prove that they are legal to work within the UK before they can continue operating.


We're looking to 2020 and Beyond!

Posted: 19th January 2017 in Company News

Norman Mortell met with all head office staff in small groups today to share the business aspirations as we move towards 2020 and beyond. Reinforcing the openness of the business, he held interactive sessions which involved all staff based at Head Office. The sessions opened with a historic overview and recapped on the investment undertaken in the last financial year (2016).


Would you risk your future by employing illegal workers?

Posted: 04th January 2017 in Background Checks

If a company is found to be employing illegal workers and not carrying out the right checks they are required to by law, then the insolvency service will take action to remove the directors from the market place, regardless of whether company is in Liquidation or not.


Cyber tips whilst travelling

Posted: 02nd January 2017 in Security News

It was the year that brought major breaches at TalkTalk, Three, Tesco bank and Ashley Madison amongst many, many others. 2017 has its own predictions, but the question everyone should be asking is, who will be next and will I be affected?


#AgendaScreening at Christmas

Posted: 02nd January 2017 in Company News

Every year Agenda celebrates Christmas with festive fun where businesses and candidates are invited to participate for their chance to win. Over the years, we have had fun with interactive games and advent calendars with prize winning opportunities but in 2016 we had competitions that ran through social media channels.