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How Background Checks Can Help in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Victims of human trafficking have been brought to the UK from over 80 different countries. It is a very real aspect of our society. But how can you help in it’s prevention?
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How Can Background Screening Help You Recruit Post-Pandemic?

This year has seen the recruitment landscape turned on its head. Thousands of people are now applying for every available vacancy, highlighting just how much damage the pandemic has caused. In these times, background checks can give you peace of mind when making recruitment decisions. 
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How Can You Effectively Onboard New Candidates Remotely?

Social distancing restrictions have meant 2020 has been a year of firsts for UK businesses. One of Personnel Checks’ big firsts was successfully recruiting a new CMO and CTO to the business. We share some of our tips on how to turn remote recruiting into a success for you. 
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Top 4 Background Screening Trends in 2020

The background screening industry has gone through some changes this year. We’ve had to adapt to a remote, socially distanced world but as an industry, we have managed to power through. We take a look at some of the biggest trends from this year.
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Why Employers Should Ensure They Do Background Checks

In the past 4 years, the number of organisations in the UK carrying out background checks has risen to over 75%. This positive trend reflects a greater understanding of the value of these kinds of check. We take a look at some of the key reasons you should be doing background checks.
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What You Need To Know About DBS Checks

Background screening can be complicated. It involves many different areas of legislation and the rules are different depending on who you are and where you’re working. Our operations team took the time to explain some of the key things they think are vital to understanding the DBS checking process.
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