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Fast-track Screening - Accelerating onboarding without compromising compliance

During the present crisis, many organisations are facing unprecedented demand, and need to recruit at pace and in high volumes. Where internal scr...
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Reed Screening drives new process to cut red tape and get workers into jobs faster

Reed Screening has spearheaded a new Home Office-approved initiative to allow workers to secure desperately needed jobs faster and safer. Keith...
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Reed Screening offers fast-track key worker screening checks for free in Coronavirus fight

To contribute to the front-line fight against coronavirus Reed Screening is offering its fast-track emergency and DBS checks to key workers free-...
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Reed Screening influences regulators to change approach during COVID-19

  We are working with UK GOV to ensure that the screening process is being reviewed, as there are obvious challenges due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)...
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How to recruit and screen in a pandemic

During a pandemic, time is of the essence. This is true for every organisation. One of the challenges society is facing at this critical moment is...
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The gig economy's impact on employee screening

Keith Rosser, director of Reed Screening, examines the growth of the gig economy and the challenges it has created for employee screening. You’ve...
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Qualification fraud – a growing challenge for businesses and recruiters

Keith Rosser, director of Reed Screening, discusses the rise in qualification fraud from prospective employees at all seniorities and how employers can combat it.
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A new vetting framework for Scotland

MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee have been hearing evidence about the changes and have given their qualified support for the Bill.
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40% rise in job application untruths....

Mike Haley, Chief Executive Officer of Cifas, said, ‘In today’s competitive job market, it is tempting to lie or exaggerate on an application form or CV, but jobseekers need to be aware of the enormous personal risks this type of fraudulent behaviour carries.
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Have you ever exaggerated a qualification on your CV?

"With cases of people losing their jobs due to social media posts, exaggerated work histories, and exaggerated qualifications on CV's all on the rise job applicants must be more wary of the claims they make and employers must be more diligent in the checks they undertake".
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Would-be MPs are losing the battle against an almighty enemy: themselves...

23 candidates are forced to stand down from MP race – a third of these due to Social Media posts.
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Why we need guidelines for social media screening

Have you ever posted something online which you've later regretted?

As the events of the last few weeks show, you’re far from the only person to have done this.

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