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Understanding the Senior Managers and Certification Regime

The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) was originally introduced to the banking industry in March 2016 to replace the Approved Persons Regime (APR), which the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards described as being “too narrow” and “failing”.

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Training your staff on Right to Work can benefit your business

Right to Work checks are designed to establish that all members of staff, casual or permanent, have the legal right to work in the UK. The checks are mandatory for all workers who are employed in the UK, whether they were born here or not, and failure to carry out Right to Work checks can have costly consequences.

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Understanding your future employees right to work in the UK

With penalties of up to �20,000 per illegal worker it is essential that those making the hiring decisions in your company are fully compliant with Right to Work legislation. Regardless of industry or sector, ensuring that your workers have the right to work here is essential. Failure to do so could have catastrophic consequences for your company both immediately and in the future.

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New UK Data Protection Act launched before GDPR

On the 23rd May 2018, the long-awaited replacement to the United Kingdom’s data protection legislation received Royal Assent and completed its journey through Parliament.  The Data Protection Act 2018 as it is now known, will be formally implemented on the 25th May 2018 – coinciding with the Europe-wide implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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The Criminal Records Trade Body launch

Security Watchdog is pleased to announce the launch of the Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB).

This group, founded by Security Watchdog and other industry leaders, will form a committee within the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) the 880-member strong organisation dedicated to the promotion of ethics and performance standards across the screening industry.

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