employment practices

5 Ways to Make Employment Screening Quicker and Easier

Securing the highest quality talent for your company is crucial for the smooth running and profitability of your organisation. Providing a fast and effective screening process will help ensure that the best candidates are retained, and avoid losing great talent as a result of cumbersome pre-employment screening procedures.

Fake qualifications misleading recruiters

A BBC radio 4 programme has exposed a huge global trade in fake qualifications from so called “diploma mills” and fake organisations, which are misleading recruiters and putting unqualified people in positions of responsibility and power.

Possible reforms to the gig economy delayed

A report commissioned by Matthew Taylor, Downing Street’s advisor on modern work, published in July, called for changes to employment practices to reflect current business models. The main focus of the report was the gig economy, a growing area of the labour market which has long been criticised for exploitation.