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News archive for June 2015

Agenda passes internal IIP audit with flying colours

Posted: 30th June 2015 in Security News

The latest Investor in People Audit took place in June 2015 and Agenda was highly commended for continued progress and commitment to developing the company and its people.


Showcase of business expertise for growth of Humber region

Posted: 30th June 2015 in Security News


Red flag training delivered to counter CV lies

Posted: 19th June 2015 in Security News

An integral part of the hiring process is the sifting of CVs to select job applicants to put through to the next stage and with recent surveys suggesting that many CVs are plagiarised, that job seekers believe that it is the employers responsibility to detect mistruths not theirs to be truthful and numerous suggestions that between 50 and 70 percent of CVs contain lies it is imperative to keep hiring and screening staff up-to-date with the latest CV and application form issues.


Checking for the right to work in the UK saves the tax payer money

Posted: 19th June 2015 in Security News

We all know by now that if we are caught employing an illegal worker we can be fined £20,000 but did you know that arresting an illegal worker can cost the government (the tax payer) up to £15,000?


ASIS Women in Security Networking Meeting

Posted: 19th June 2015 in Security News

This week Agenda attended the IFSEC International Conference in London. We attended in partnership with ASIS, The American Society for Industrial Security. This 3-day conference was well attended with thousands of visitors.


Agenda Committed to ISO14001

Posted: 17th June 2015 in Security News

At Agenda we are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and have achieved our ISO 14001 accreditation. Part of our commitment is to reduce our energy consumption and to help us achieve this, last year we installed solar panels onto our Head Office roof.


Agenda attends IFSEC

Posted: 17th June 2015 in Security News

Agenda is delighted to be attending IFSEC International at the ExCel London today and tomorrow. IFSEC International is the largest event for the security industry, bringing together some of the world's leading security experts.


Can your company afford not to check?

Posted: 16th June 2015 in Security News

Employers must prevent illegal working in the UK by carrying out document checks on people before employing them to make sure they are allowed to work.


Baking Fun at Agenda

Posted: 16th June 2015 in Security News

On 12th June, Agenda held another of its charity fundraising days in aid of Medical Detection Dogs, its 2015 Charity of the Year.


A year on and what a year it has been

Posted: 09th June 2015 in Security News

Last year Agenda won East Riding Council Chairman's Best Business Award. We were delighted to win the award which enabled us to demonstrate our commitment to our growth strategy which included employment of local people, investment in technology and the continued professional development of our people.


7 Tips to help you get the best results from your Screening

Posted: 04th June 2015 in Security News

As a screening expert, Agenda provides 7 handy tips to help you get the best results from your Screening


Getting on board the culture bus

Posted: 03rd June 2015 in Security News

Getting on board the culture bus


Why do we need to check CVs and application forms carefully?

Posted: 02nd June 2015 in Security News