HR News recently reported on the importance for businesses of keeping their staff learning and development opportunities up to date and accessible. Here are some of the major benefits.
A 2018 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 70 per cent of employers use social networks to research candidates during the hiring process
An independent report has called on the government to urgently replace the Police National Computer (PNC),
The unemployment rate fell to 4.8 per cent in the three months to March, which is down from 4.9 per cent in February,
We have some tips on how to manage stress as we slowly go back to the office, whether that’s full time, part-time or when employees are ready.
How do you best go about protecting the health and wellbeing of your employees? Here are a few ideas to help you offer the support your staff needs.
This week marks 15 years since perhaps the most notorious interview ever to be captured on film.
Researchers visited a tech company to ask them about their experiences working in an open-plan office, documenting the results in a recent poll.
We have a look at what remote employees can do to better take control of their work from home situation.
A company that withdrew a job offer after background checks revealed a candidate had criminal convictions has lost a case of race discrimination.
Here we have three mental health lessons we can all learn from lockdown as we prepare for a new normal.
A new survey has revealed that nearly half of the global workforce have considered leaving their employment this year.
The UK’s Shortage Occupation List (SOL) is comprised of those jobs which the government deems to be in short supply in the current labour market.
Agenda Screening has set up a SMCR pay-per-candidate screening package, in line with changes brought in by the Financial Conduct Authority.
The proportion of gig workers being employed in the financial services sector is expected to grow in the coming years.
HR News identifies some of the main targets for businesses striving to remain competitive. Here’s three of the most important areas.
The idea of stretching the truth somewhat on a CV is often underestimated, but can come back to haunt those who do it.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses all around the world, and the news of the rollout of multiple vaccines will be welcomed by all.
It’s fair to say that businesses and as a result human resource (HR) departments experienced some seismic shifts in how they operate in 2020.
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 …
There are many ways in which background screening companies can help to ensure that employees are trustworthy enough to be placed in these types of roles.
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 …
A new report has revealed that 82 per cent of UK workers are confident in the leadership of their company to bounce back from a crisis.
Employees can expect to see a more mixed working style as a result of the pandemic, with time spent in the office balanced with working from home.
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 …
Although many people have been focusing on the Covid-19 pandemic, that hasn’t stopped the Brexit deadline creeping ever closer.
The jargon around the various background screening processes can be a source of confusion. Here’s a brief explanation of three of the main types.
Insider attacks affect the majority of companies with costs that can reach into the millions,
According to a report 20% of businesses have suffered a breach in their systems due to the actions of a remote worker since .lockdown.
Research has found that many UK businesses are planning to or are seeking temporary workers to help them recover from the effects of the pandemic.