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News archive for July 2013

Data and Information Security is Critical in Screening but why is the take up of ISO27001 so low?

Posted: 23rd July 2013 in Security News

Employment History Issues on the Increase

Posted: 23rd July 2013 in Security News

In recent months we have noticed an upward trend in issues when confirming the former employment of candidates

Agenda Paper on Recruitment Agency Audits Published

Posted: 19th July 2013 in Security News

Workplace Law has published a briefing document about how effectively recruitment agencies conduct pre-employment screening of staff for their clients. The paper, written jointly by Norman Mortell (Agenda Security Services) and Michael Stephens (Medical Research Council), was the result of two audits of agencies conducted in 2010 and 2012 which indicated that agencies did not understand the security and background check requirements of the client.

Coming Soon! - Changes to whistle-blower Legislation

Posted: 11th July 2013 in Security News

On 25 June 2013, UK whistle-blowing law changed in a way intended to encourage disclosures in the public interest and avoid abuse of the protection that it affords