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<h1>The rise of digital in the hiring process </h1>
24May

The rise of digital in the hiring process

We’re well aware that digital is now an important aspect of all that we do in society. It plays a pivotal role in how we communicate, how we book holidays and other travel excursions, and is now also beginning to have an impact on the hiring process within the world of business. Can the experience […]

<h1>When is a Criminal Conviction Spent and What Does a DBS Check Show?</h1>
11May

When is a Criminal Conviction Spent and What Does a DBS Check Show?

For many people applying for a new job, you will need to undertake a DBS check. With recent changes from CRB to DBS, some people are unsure what is involved in such a check and what it entails. Complete Background Screening (CBS) has been running these kind of checks for 12 years and are happy […]

<h1>Airport Security and Screening – How the Rich and Famous Bypass the Queues</h1>
28Apr

Airport Security and Screening – How the Rich and Famous Bypass the Queues

The increase of security at the world’s airports following the terrorist attacks on the 11th September 2001 resulted in travellers dealing with longer lines, more intrusive security measures and delays in getting cleared, checked and boarded. With global airline passenger numbers rising from 1.8 billion in 2000 to an estimated 2.8 billion in 2017, there […]

<h1>The Importance of Screening and the Consequences of Lying</h1>
13Apr

The Importance of Screening and the Consequences of Lying

Many companies have not performed pre-employment screening in the past, instead choosing to rely on traditional face to face ‘judge of character’ analysis or gut feeling as that’s how the hiring process has always worked. However, hiring just from gut instinct alone can lead to a 50% hiring failure rate as companies don’t always undertake full […]

<h1>The Future of Social Media</h1>
31Mar

The Future of Social Media

Current State of Social Media There are currently 7.4 billion people in the world, with 3.6 billion active internet users. Of those 3.6 billion, 2.6 billion are active users on social media with 2.4 billion of those using mobile phones to access their social media accounts. There are currently 4.7 billion mobile phone users, giving […]

<h1>Enhanced DBS Checks for Taxi Drivers</h1>
23Mar

Enhanced DBS Checks for Taxi Drivers

Currently taxi and private hire vehicle drivers are eligible for standard DBS checks. These disclose all spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings. The exceptions are drivers who are on a contract to transport children and/or vulnerable adults. These drivers are within regulated activity, and therefore eligible for enhanced DBS checks. However, licensing authorities […]