Background Checks Category
An overview of BS7858 Security Screening.
Posted: 23rd August 2018 in Background Checks
This British Standard gives recommendations for the security screening of individuals to be employed in an environment where the security and/or safety of people, goods and services, personal data or property is a requirement of the employing organisation’s operations and/or where such security screening is in the public and/or corporate interest.
Why screen as part of your onboarding process?
Posted: 21st August 2018 in Background Checks
Detection of thieves, fraudsters, illegal workers, terrorists and other individuals that
do not have your best interest at heart is a major concern these days.
What is an OSINT check?
Posted: 13th August 2018 in Background Checks
An OSINT check is an open source intelligence check and can also be referred to as an internet/web mining check. It is used as part of a background screening check and looks at a candidate’s online activity.
Hire Me... what could possibly go wrong?
Posted: 09th August 2018 in Background Checks
If you want to enhance your recruitment skills or to enable your organisation to make better hiring decisions, Agenda have the course for you.
Pre-Employment Screening could save your business thousands of pounds!
Posted: 13th March 2017 in Background Checks
Natwest have recently discussed the benefits of pre-employment screening; not only is it cost effective in the long run, but it can also save employers from making any bad recruitment decisions.
Lying your Way to the Top?
Posted: 01st March 2017 in Background Checks
How many people do you think tell ‘tall tales’ on their CV in order to give themselves a bump up the ladder? The answer is likely more than you think.
Suspected Illegal Workers - £40,000 Fine!
Posted: 23rd February 2017 in Background Checks
During a recent raid by Immigration officers at a Travel Agents in Coventry, two Bangladeshi men were arrested and detained due to overstaying their Visas.
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.
Screening Your Seasonal Staff
Posted: 19th December 2016 in Background Checks
Are you like thousands of other businesses who employ seasonal staff across the Christmas period?
The risk of employing illegal workers
Posted: 25th November 2016 in Background Checks
A week doesn’t seem to go past without a report of illegal workers being found working in UK businesses which is a worrying statement.
Fireworks, Bonfires & Pre-Employment Screening
Posted: 03rd November 2016 in Background Checks
It is coming to that time of year again for bonfires, fireworks and parkin cake. Bonfire night is nearly upon us.
Don’t Fear Your New Hires
Posted: 31st October 2016 in Background Checks
Taking on a new employee for your business can be a daunting task. Hiring the wrong person can cause all sorts of problems for your business – leading to you having a rather spoooooky time this halloween.
‘How to avoid bad hires’ - HR Grapevine
Posted: 09th June 2016 in Background Checks
Agenda Screening Services are featured in an article within the June edition of HR Grapevine on pages 48 – 51.
Screening from the company that cares
Posted: 06th June 2016 in Background Checks
Here at Agenda we pride ourselves on being a highly caring company – we try extremely hard to make our own staff feel as comfortable as possible within their working environment and this also reflects outwardly when we are dealing with external clients.
Agenda Screening Services support Humber Business Week
Posted: 02nd June 2016 in Background Checks
Agenda Screening Services are currently preparing for the start of Humber Business Week. The week has a great programme of events stretching throughout the week that will be a great opportunity for local businesses to get together and learn from each other.
10 Reasons to Conduct Checks on your Employees
Posted: 12th May 2016 in Background Checks
Background Screening helps employers make safer and more informed recruitment decisions, and many organisations now have some form of background checking in place when hiring new staff members.
38% of Brits admit to lying on their CV
Posted: 05th May 2016 in Background Checks
38% of British people have admitted to lying on their CVs – whether this be a small exaggeration or a huge, possibly business threatening lie remains to be seen but 24% of British people have admitted to lying on this document on a regular basis this is definitely something that businesses need to be aware of when looking for their next employee.
The importance of background checks
Posted: 22nd April 2016 in Background Checks
The importance of background checks - Illegal workers and the right to work in the UK
Employing illegal workers leads to costly fines
Posted: 19th February 2016 in Background Checks
A Glasgow restaurant boss who recently employed four illegal immigrants has been fined £25,000.
Director disqualified for employing illegal workers
Posted: 12th February 2016 in Background Checks
Insider Media Limited have today reported on a Newcastle Restaurant Director being disqualified for seven years for allowing the company to employ illegal workers.
Don’t underestimate the power of pre-employment screening
Posted: 22nd January 2016 in Background Checks
Detection of thieves, fraudsters, illegal workers, terrorists and other individuals that do not have your best interest at heart is a major concern these days.
Supermarket Director banned for employing illegal workers
Posted: 20th November 2015 in Background Checks
A former director of a collapsed Birmingham supermarket has been disqualified and fined after it found that the business employed illegal workers.
Home Office’s tougher stance on illegal workers begins as NI companies face a £20,000
Posted: 12th November 2015 in Background Checks
Home Office’s tougher stance on illegal workers begins as NI companies face a £20,000 fine
The Home Office has launched a crackdown to root out illegal working in the construct
Posted: 14th October 2015 in Background Checks
The Home Office has launched a crackdown to root out illegal working in the construction industry.