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Are social media checks the ‘new normal’

Are social media checks the new normal? There has been more digital evolution in the last 2 months than occurred in the last 2 years. Have you stopped to think how technology can be applied to the most human of interactions – the interview and hiring process? As virtual interviews are now part of the […]

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Qualification Checks – to check or not to check? That is the question…

When employers are looking for a new recruit, a qualification is often at the top of the list of requirements. Qualification checks can show that a candidate has certain abilities and skillsets to do the job required. Of course, we all know that academic qualifications aren’t everything and for some roles they aren’t necessarily a […]

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Useful ‘returning to work’ guide for all business from CIPD

COVID-19: returning to the workplace On 10 May 2020 the Government began to outline its plans to enable certain sectors in England to return to work, while the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have continued the period of lockdown. While employees who can operate from home are advised to continue to do […]

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Pre-Employment Screening Checks – Online Reputation and Integrity

Due to the current COVID-19 – Coronavirus Government restrictions of movement and working remotely we understand it may be difficult to perform all your normal pre-employment Screening checks for your new starters. Whilst traditional methods of verifying Employment references and Highest Education are continuing with some degree of delay due to some companies being closed […]

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Right to work checks – How to process during the COVID-19 Measures

Due to the current UK Government restrictions right to work checks have been temporarily adjusted due to coronavirus (COVID-19). This is to make it easier for employers to carry them out. To conduct a right to work check follow the below guidance set out by the UK Government: Steps required: 1) Ask the employee to […]

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Document validation Update for DBS & RTW

COVID-19: Temporary Changes to Document validation for DBS & RTW Due to the current Government Restrictions of movement and working remotely we understand it may be difficult to perform the visual identity checks required for UK Criminal checks and to conduct Right to Work obligations for new starters. The DBS have temporarily changed their current […]

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IMPORTANT CUSTOMER INFORMATION – CORONAVIRUS

To our Valued Clients, We are sending this update to keep you informed regarding CV insight Employment Screening capabilities to continue business operations in the wake of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. CV insight has contingency plans in place to support you and your organisation during this time which includes looking at ways staff may be […]

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Social Media & Employment Screening

This article looks into how Social Media checks can have a role in employment screening for your new employees. We all know that bad hires can have detrimental effects on your business. The cost is significantly higher than just their salary as the negative impact on reputation or team moral can be challenging to say […]

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Employment Screening & Information Security

Following our recent external annual assessment audit for ISO 27001 we had zero nonconformities. I would like to congratulate all the team at CV Insight for maintaining our high standards for Information security for our employment screening services. Information security is crucial at all times for the protection of the data when performing our employment […]

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Government considering making employee references mandatory

Interesting article by Personnel Today about making employee references a mandatory requirement for employers The government is consulting on the idea that employers should be required to provide, as a minimum, basic employee references – for example, confirming that they worked for that employer and the dates of their employment – for any former employee. […]

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