#Agenda’sJingleJetpack

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year (again)! Agenda’s Christmas game has officially launched and we’re getting into the spirit of Christmas by giving away £500 worth of holiday vouchers to two lucky winners! Could there a better way to start 2020 than by booking yourself a FREE holiday? To be in with a chance of winning all you …

New Chair of the PBSA Europe Council announced

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Following an election by Council members, Carl Butler has been appointed Chair of the PBSA Europe Council for 2019/20. Carl takes over from David Hutchinson, who has guided the Council (formerly NAPBS Europe Chapter) for the past 12 months. David specifically led the increased focus on reaching out across the sector through genuine collaboration & transparency for the benefit of …

New Certification at Agenda

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Chris Withers, Agenda’s Director of IT and Compliance, has successfully gained the preeminent professional privacy certification (Certified Information Privacy Professional) from the largest and most respected Global Privacy Association IAPP (The International Association of Privacy Professionals). “People are central to everything that we do at Agenda, ensuring that we handle people’s information in a secure, ethical and legal way are …

Agenda Welcomes Their New MD!

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Agenda Resource Management™ Ltd. is delighted to announce the appointment of Ross Millard as Managing Director. Ross brings with him over 18 years’ experience and knowledge. Ross joins the business from Tecniplast UK where he was Sales Director for the business. With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Agenda’s business, Ross will play a key role in meeting …

Agenda at CIPD 2019!

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We are heading out to the annual CIPD conference in Manchester this November! If you’re heading to the conference on the 6th and 7th November, why not drop by the Agenda stand – we’ll be at F100 – where you can meet up with Matt, Ben and Tim, amongst others and discuss your screening requirements. The team have been working hard on the …

Compliance Audit Success for Agenda!

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We’re proud to announce that Agenda Screening Services has just successfully passed two compliance audits by Access Northern Ireland/Department of Justice (ANI). We are fully compliant to conduct Basic, Standard and Enhanced criminal record checks within Northern Ireland, in addition to England, Wales and Scotland via Disclosure Scotland and the Disclosure & Barring Service. Not only can we provide you …

Screening Career Pathway Update

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Its been another successful six months for Agenda Screening Services, with more new clients enjoying the benefits of our personal service combined with fast turnaround times. This expansion has allowed us to offer more opportunities for our people to progress along our Career Pathway and I’m pleased to announce that we have three new Team Coaches and four new level …

Quintuple audit success!

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Agenda today is celebrating a Quintuple audit success after successfully passing audits for the following standards: 27001 Information Security Management 22301 Business Continuity 9001 Quality Management 14001 Environmental Management BS10012 Personal Information Management These audits were carried out by an independent UKAS accredited certification body. These standards are an important part of Agenda’s overall governance and assurance regime. We firmly …

New Structure at Agenda

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As Agenda Screening Services continues to win new clients with our bespoke and personal approach, we can continue to create new opportunities on our Career Pathway. This month, Katrina is promoted to a Screening Operations Manager role, Sarah and Andy are now Team Managers, Clare, Jemma and Kerrie become Team Supervisors and Kate is now a Team Coach. Our approach to sustainable …

Staff Development

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As a company that invests heavily in the development of its staff, Agenda are proud to announce more training has been successfully completed by the staff at their Head Offices.  Congratulations to the team that have recently completed courses in fire awareness and advanced customer service skills. Staff are pictured here with their certificates.

Audit Success for Agenda!

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Agenda successfully passed our audits for 22301 Business Continuity Management and BS10012 Personal Information Management. Over the course of the last 2 months Agenda have successfully passed surveillance audits for the following certification. BS10012 was adopted as the framework to manage GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 compliance as it aligns to the principles of GDPR and DPA2018. 27001 Information …

2018 Fundraising for Parkinsons UK

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Agenda are extremely proud to present a cheque for our 2018 charity fundraising, during which we raised a total of £1718.91 to Parkinsons UK! 2018 saw a variety of fundraising activities with lots of members of staff engaging with the fundraising outside of work hours as well as in the office! We had people running 10Ks, riding the longest (and fastest!) …

More People Development Success in Screening Services!

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Agenda’s commitment to a quality service has been strengthened by further investment in the training of our people. Congratulations to Sadie, Sarah,Kerrie, Jemma, Danielle and Andy for successfully completing Excel and/or Implementing Change courses.

Supporting Teenage Cancer Trust in 2019

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Agenda are proud to announce that they will be supporting The Teenage Cancer Trust as their charity of the year for 2019. Every year Agenda supports one charity throughout the year with various fundraising activities and the charity is voted for by the staff. This year the vote was easily won by the Teenage Cancer Trust and we will be supporting it …

More Career Pathway Promotions at Agenda

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As Agenda’s screening operation continues to attract more companies to our way of working and quality of service, we have been able to provide more development opportunities for our experienced people. From the 13th August, Kerrie became a Deputy Team Leader, supporting all teams across the department, when required. Also from the 13th, Danielle  became the department Training & Quality Coach, supporting …

Hire Me… what could possibly go wrong?

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If you want to enhance your recruitment skills or to enable your organisation to make better hiring decisions, Agenda have the course for you. Our award winning three-step programme has been designed for busy HR and hiring managers and can be taken as individual modules on as a full three-step programme. Over the course of the full programme, we cover …

Leadership is on the Agenda!

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Our other participant in the Agenda Staff Challenge is Mat who he is aiming to put leadership on our agenda for the future! In keeping with Agenda’s commitment to making our business a great place to work, Mat’s programme is an exciting concept for the development of our employees. July sees the launch of the ‘Agenda Leadership Academy’, which Mat …

Agenda lock down their training

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Agenda would like to say a huge well done to a recent participant in our Agenda staff challenge. Mic, from Agenda’s IT department has just successfully assisted 15 members of Agenda staff through an Open University ‘Introduction to Cyber security: stay safe online’ course, with all attendees gaining an Open University qualification. The Staff Challenge was put together as part …

A Great Place To Work

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On Monday last week, we welcomed Ken Wright back to the Pre-employment Screening Team.  Ken worked with Agenda four years ago from 2011-2014. In true #GreatPlaceToWork style, one of his colleagues had remembered he left his coffee mug behind four years ago and after retrieving it from safe kitchen cupboard storage, made sure it was sat on his desk waiting for him … …

More new roles at Agenda!

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As part of our actions to better support all colleagues in the screening department, we have created two new roles within the Screening Career Pathway. The roles are available to existing Analysts and I am pleased to confirm that we have Sarah will take on the role of Deputy Team Leader and will support all team leaders across Screening to …

Origami Skills

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Origami originates from Japanese culture from the term ‘ori’ meaning ‘folding’ and ‘karmi’ meaning ‘paper and has been practiced since the Edo period(1603–1867). The goal is to transform a flat sheet square of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting techniques. The small number of basic origami folds can be combined in a variety of ways to make intricate …

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today

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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today – Abraham Lincoln  Your business reputation and your employees are in your hands. Do you know who you are inviting onto site, what their intentions are or that they are in fact who they say they are? One of Agenda’s core values is Responsibility – avoid dodging your responsibility as an …

What do we do with your data?

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Increasing reports throughout the last ten years have shown a dramatic rise in the ‘insider threat’ – that is the damage that a bad hire can do to a business. This is due to the misrepresentations that can be made on CVs. These can be anything from minor embellishments to downright lies which can cause damage to a business’ reputation …

Bespoke screening tailored to your needs

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Whatever the size of your company and the industry you are based in, conducting background checks on your employees is something that is very important. Employing the wrong person within your business can be severely detrimental to your business’ reputation, as well as holding the possibility that this could have huge financial consequences to your business. There are lots of …

Screening from the company that cares

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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 – this is one of the reasons that we have a ‘Great Place to Work’ scheme in place within our offices. Our Screening team live by the words ‘We Check, …