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Become Data Driven by Overcoming Obstacles

Become Data Driven by Overcoming Obstacles

To quote the well-known rhyme, “water, water all everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” I feel can also be true of data. Where organisations have a lot more data than ever before, only a few are able to take advantage of this resource and truly leverage it for insight. There are no doubts regarding the value of data. It’s viewed…

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6 Ways to Protect Your Data

6 Ways to Protect Your Data

As a small business owner, it is always important to consider data security. When looking at data you may store virtually, from customer’s private information, to financial records, it’s not difficult to see that a breach would quite possibly result in serious damage to your business. One of the board members at the National Cyber Security Alliance, along with the…

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5 Key Background Checks Employers Need to Make

5 Key Background Checks Employers Need to Make

For a great number of employers, screening the backgrounds of their potential employees is a must. Screening can be complex and challenging, especially when HR, as well as hiring managers are unsure how to stay absolutely compliant. Currently, 60% of organisations in the UK conduct background screenings, according to the statistics provided by Sterling Talent Solutions. This percentage is said…

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UK’s Credit Score Will be Protected During The COVID-19 Pandemic

UK’s Credit Score Will be Protected During The COVID-19 Pandemic

In the UK, on the 31st March 2020: The 3 major credit reference agencies (CRAs), Experian, Equifax and TransUnion have, today, confirmed that all of consumer credit scores are protected once agreed ‘payment holidays’ have been put in to place, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Payment holidays are agreements made between individuals and their lenders, to pause regular…

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COVID-19’s Impact on The UK Economy

COVID-19’s Impact on The UK Economy

KPMG forecasts a decline of UK GDP by 2.6% for 2020, this is on the condition that the COVID-19 pandemic will be contained by the summer, with a predicted sharp recovery during the first half of 2021 as uncertainties that surround the dissipate. If an even more enduring outbreak would occur, it may prompt a decline of 5.4% this year.…

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The Importance of the Electoral Roll

The Importance of the Electoral Roll

Recruiters have moved on from simply looking at CVs, screening application forms and asking tricky questions at interview. 21st century recruiters and interviewers have a whole host of tools at their disposal to screen candidates applying for jobs. Generally, jobs which have a higher degree of responsibility, or where the wrong candidate could cause serious financial damage have higher levels…

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What to Expect at a Passport Interview

What to Expect at a Passport Interview

Getting your first passport is a rite of passage, and something most of us do as a child when our parents apply for a passport on our behalf. But if you’ve never had the chance to apply for a passport as a child then getting your first adult passport is quite a different process. Most people apply for a passport…

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What’s Happening in Background Screening?

What’s Happening in Background Screening?

The end of the year is always the time for reflection and statistics, so it’s no surprise that the end of 2019 saw the release of an interesting survey into the state of the pre-employment checking market. Although every employer does their own style of checking or vetting, the broad trends identified in the survey can help candidates predict what…

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