DBS Launches Consultation On Health And Social Care References

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The UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has launched a consultation – which Agenda are participating in – about safer recruitment practices within the health and social care sector in the country. One specific area of focus is referencing and background checks for employees working in the health and social care sector, which DBS described as an “essential part of …

Agenda Leads The Way!

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Agenda Screening Services are proud to announce that they are the first organisation to successfully connect to Her Majesty’s Passport Office as part of the Government’s Document Checking Service (DCS) pilot. After a successful system demonstration and subsequent deployment Agenda’s experienced desktop researchers can confirm a British passport record within seconds, directly with HM Passport Office. Agenda’s Director of Screening …

FCA Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR)

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Agenda understands and are able to offer screening checks compliant to the FCA SM&CR guidelines. Our specialist finance sector screening staff will help you to identify the correct process for your firm and make the screening process as simple as possible for you and your candidates. Financial firms have a duty to ensure appropriate pre-employment screening and annual re-screening checks …

UK criminal checks will highlight fewer crimes

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In early July, the government announced that it intends to make changes to the criminal records disclosure rules in the UK in order to ensure an equal balance between rehabilitating offenders and protecting the general public. “The new legislation will remove the requirement for automatic disclosure of youth cautions, reprimands and warnings and remove the ‘multiple conviction’ rule, which requires …

Lockdown learning for the recruitment industry

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In the last few months, the world as we know it has drastically evolved, and within the recruitment arena we’re seeing interesting shifts developing. “What we’re experiencing today will lead to more businesses embracing contingent workers” The Global Recruiter With more companies now allowing remote working there is a wider pool of talent to review when looking to source new …

We Passed our Audits!

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Agenda Screening are delighted to announce that we successfully passed our ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security re-certification audit, including adding the privacy extension ISO 22701:2019. This makes Agenda one of the first companies to include the new ISO27701 Privacy Management System extension within their ISO 27001 ISMS. This gives our clients and partners piece of mind that all data is protected …

People are still the weakest link as well as the strongest defenders of your brand reputation

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Did you know that in 2019, 38% of UK businesses experienced internal fraud? That’s 11% higher than the global average! CIFAS’ newest feature, IFD Enhanced, allows employers to spot if applicants have committed internal fraud against a previous employer and if they have committed other types of fraudulent conduct. Agenda are CIFAS ready! To find out what this means, and …