Case Studies

We take client confidentiality very seriously, although we are proud to work in every major global industry sector and with many household name organisations.

BACKGROUND CHECKS

Conducting background checks on potential employees has become more essential that ever. The one area of crime that has increased at the fastest rate over the past few years is crime in the workplace.

This isn't just petty theft, but predominantly types of fraudulent activity. This includes embezzling funds, theft of intellectual property, falsifying information on a CV and job applications (especially qualifications) and using false identity documents.

Below is listed several case studies and additional information regarding situations that we have experienced over the last twenty four months: -

Research from a leading UK employment and resourcing organisation in 2011 suggests that over half of Candidates either lie, provide misleading information or make exaggerated claims on their CVs …

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A leading UK resourcing organisation suggests that one of the most common examples of false information being provided by Candidates is in relation to their employment history. All of our Clients who have requested a detailed Employment Verification Check have seen examples of Candidates providing false information ...

 

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Many illegal migrants use false identity documents in order to obtain entry into the UK. We regularly identify the use of fraudulent documents from both domestic and international Candidates for the purpose of illegal working or fraudulent activity...

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When hiring into senior positions, it can give Candidates an advantage to have additional qualifications on top of University degrees. In 2012, a national media technology company sought to hire into a senior HR position and received many suitable Candidates.…

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County Court Judgements and Creditor Arrangements are unfortunate situations Candidates may have gone through due to not being able to meet credit repayments such as mortgages, or on unsecured loans ...

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