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Little known ramifications of paying an admission of guilt fine
Little known ramifications of paying an admission of guilt fineArticle

The relatively simple act of paying an admission of guilt fine is often understandably perceived as a quick and easy way to extricate oneself from trouble with the law...

Jerome Levitz 26 Mar 2021

Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening Index
Top screening trends, hiring remains sluggish - MIE's 2020 Background Screening IndexArticle

The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected industries across the globe, and the background screening industry has not been spared...

24 Mar 2021

Background screening a priority - MIE report
Background screening a priority - MIE reportArticle

Incidents of fraud, corruption, misappropriation of assets, misconduct and misrepresentation, among others, are continuously being publicly exposed and reported on in the media the world over...

8 Mar 2019

Treasury DG failed to disclose criminal record
Treasury DG failed to disclose criminal recordArticle

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found Dondo Mogajane guilty of failure to disclose a criminal record on his Z83 application form when applying for the position of Director-General at National Treasury...

20 Dec 2018

Be in the driving seat of your fleet security
Be in the driving seat of your fleet securityArticle

The transport sector plays a key role in GDP contribution in the local and global environments and is one of the key contributors to South Africa's economy...

24 Oct 2018

South Africans can now run criminal and identity verifications nationwide via online portal
South Africans can now run criminal and identity verifications nationwide via online portalArticle

Businesses and individuals across South Africa will now have the ability to run criminal and identity verifications via MyImprint, a user-friendly online portal - using only an ID number as reference...

Issued by Urban Espresso 5 Oct 2018

Is a criminal record ruining your career? Here's what you can do about it
Is a criminal record ruining your career? Here's what you can do about itArticle

While being caught shoplifting or driving under the influence when you were a teen may not have seemed like such a big deal back then, these minor offences can come back to bite you when trying to move up the career ladder...

15 Aug 2018

Police with criminal records to be removed
Police with criminal records to be removedArticle

Police Minister General Bheki Cele says processes are already underway to remove 57 police officers from the system, who have been found to have criminal records or cases against them...

8 Mar 2018

Background screening on the rise
Background screening on the riseArticle

The demand for background screening services in South Africa has continued to increase over the last five years, presenting a 14% rise in the uptake of vetting solutions by businesses...

30 Jan 2017

Tenant selection imperative to rental success
Tenant selection imperative to rental successArticle

Purchasing an investment property and renting it out can be a mutually beneficial arrangement for both the landlord and tenant, provided the owner of the property adheres to a few key principles from the start when selecting a suitable tenant...

Adrian Goslett 2 Sep 2016

Do you know who you're hiring?
Do you know who you're hiring?Article

Retail and hospitality industries may be putting their businesses, clients and other employees at risk if they do not carry out criminal record checks...

2 Nov 2015

Rise in job applicants with criminal records
Rise in job applicants with criminal recordsArticle

2015 is proving to be a record year for credentials cheats with criminal record checks for prospective employees now topping 12%...

13 Jul 2015

UK background checks up 70% as credit crunch bitesArticle

Concerns over job application fraud in the United Kingdom prompts massive increase in staff checks.

20 Jan 2009

Kirsten Halcrow
Post-employment screening: a risk management toolArticle

Any company would be very mistaken to think that screening and due diligence stops or is complete once a person has signed their contract of employment and started working, considering research shows that a high percentage of individuals who have held positions over a long period are implicated in serious fraud.

Kirsten Halcrow 16 Jul 2006

Doing criminal record checks when hiringArticle

EMPS, South Africa's oldest reference checking company, reported its highest level on criminal record hits in 3 years, at 7.6% for the month of March 2005. At least 7 out of every hundred candidates checked had a previous conviction.

10 Apr 2005

Developing an effective staff screening programmmeArticle

In today's competitive economic environment, companies cannot afford to be side-tracked by employee problems such as workplace violence, theft, false CV's, fraud, harassment or falsified injury claims. Employers have increasingly turned to pre-employment screening as a critical risk-management tool to try and avoid hiring problem employees in the first place.

Kirsten Halcrow 27 Sep 2004

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