HR

What is the Senior Managers and Certification Regime?
What is the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, and what…

SMCR refers to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (also known as SM&CR) and as a HR professional working in financial services, you’ll have no doubt heard about it in some form,...

Blog - Nov 2020
Why pre-employment checks could save your brand reputation

If you’re looking to expand your team, sourcing a top candidate is only the first part of the process. When you start to feel like you’ve found the perfect fit, it’s vital that you find out...

Blog - Jun 2020
The easy way to automate your onboarding process

It’s predicted that by 2030, demand for skilled workers will outstrip supply, resulting in a global talent shortage and creating a real candidate’s market.1 To ensure your business continues to...

Blog - Jun 2020
How to make right to work checks work for you
How to make right to work checks work for you

Right to work checks are vital, but can be time-consuming. Here’s how to carry out these important processes, without losing valuable time. According to our research only 85% of employers are...

Blog - Jun 2020
How to get the best from your marketing budget
What do you need to consider when screening and re-vetting…

SM&CR now applies to all financial firms. The onus is on firms to perform adequate checks on their employees before they join the company and at regular intervals afterwards. Read more about what...

Webinar - Mar 2020
Employment re-screening: how should you do it and why is…

  Background checking your candidates is one of the most vital stages of the pre-employment process. But what happens after your candidate has been onboarded and in employment for a year, five...

Blog - Jan 2020
Top 10 right to work pitfalls and how to avoid…

Right to work is a check required by UK law to ensure that all your potential and existing employees are eligible to work in the UK. The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act now means that a...

Blog - Nov 2019
5 challenges employers face when looking for new employees and how to address them
5 challenges employers face when looking for new employees and…

From conducting background checks to embracing automation, here’s how to hire smarter, better and faster. Trying to find the right talent to join your organisation can be tough. With numerous...

Blog - Nov 2019
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Why background checking is important for seasonal recruitment and how…

Seasonal workers are as much a part of the holiday season as Christmas carols, fairy lights and Father Christmas. Added to this, our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on agency workers, with...

Blog - Oct 2019
Improving Onboarding at Sky: Case Study

Over the last 12 months, Sky have gone through a major change programme focusing on expanding and improving the service offering of their HR Admin teams. They needed a meticulous and compliant,...

Case Study - Sep 2019
HR analytics in 2019: key themes and challenges

Hyper-connectivity, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, robotics, neural networks, deep analytics, bitcoin, blockchain and self-learning systems. All these and more are transforming,...

Blog - Jun 2019
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Case Study: Ocado; Delivering beyond the doorstep; a positive customer…

    Ocado is an online supermarket delivering both groceries and general merchandise direct to the door of its customers. With over 580,000 active customers, Ocado is the world’s largest...

Case Study - May 2019