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Good vs Bad Credit Score

Good vs Bad Credit Score

If you intend to apply for credit you need to ensure that your credit score is in ship-shape as that is what banks and lenders look at first before deciding to give credit. For an individual to be eligible for the best offers have a robust credit score is paramount. In this blog we look at what constitutes a good…

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UK Security Vetting

UK Security Vetting

Although background screening or pre-employment checking are commonly used terms in private sector companies, governments and security jobs will often use the term vetting instead. In October 2020 the UK government issued new guidance, designed to let both applicants and recruiters within government know a bit more about the security vetting process. Security vetting is all about minimising risks in…

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Spotting Lies on CVs

Spotting Lies on CVs

There’s no shortage of jokes about lying on your CV, and the reason why most of us chuckle when we hear them is because we all know someone who’s inflated their GCSE grades or exaggerated their experience. It’s seen as fair game to embellish your CV, as long as it gets you the job. Employers know it goes on though,…

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Risk Tolerance and Pre-Employment Checking

Risk Tolerance and Pre-Employment Checking

Every company will have its own approach to how they check up on people who are applying for jobs within their organisation. There are only a few situations in which employers have a legal obligation to screen candidates before hiring, so companies are free to make their own decisions about how to approach screening. The key concept which should be…

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