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Ex-offenders and employment

Organisations are becoming increasingly wary about employing ex-offenders. They overlook applications from individuals with a criminal history when recruiting staff due to the stigma attached to having a criminal record.  This is making it considerably more challenging for ex-offenders to rehabilitate successfully and get on with their lives. However, new initiatives are helping to give …

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Birmingham Bus Company Under Fire For DBS Check Failing

Birmingham bus company under fire for DBS check failing

Birmingham City Council have terminated their contract with Birmingham based transport company North Birmingham Travel after learning that they had not demonstrated the correct Disclosure and Barring Service checks (DBS) for its drivers. North Birmingham Travel, who transport children with special needs, have raised safeguarding concerns after an audit report to the chief executive confirmed …

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British Gymnastics Under Fire Amid Safeguarding Scandal.

British Gymnastics Under Fire Amid Safeguarding Scandal

British Gymnastics is currently embroiled in a safeguarding safety shame as The Telegraph revealed that it did not remove a coach until 12 years after sex abuse allegations were reported, despite police advising that the coach’s suspension should become permanent. British Gymnastics Safeguarding Scandal The sport’s governing body were aware of the allegations made to …

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The lies candidates tell on their CVs and how employers can fact-check

The lies candidates tell on their CVs and how employers can fact-check

When sifting through a pile of CVs, you’ll likely come across candidates who don’t match your job description. Be it qualifications, years in service or responsibilities, your first task is separating qualified from unqualified candidates. Following this, you can start the shortlisting stage, looking for people who stand out from the crowd and impress. It …

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