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March 28, 2017
Know Your Candidate Launches Infographics

Know Your Candidate has launched a series of 3 infographics as part of its continued quest to make employment screening easier to understand. The first infographics to be launched are:

1. Perils of Not...
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January 10, 2017
Know Your Candidate Achieves Cyber Essentials Accreditation

Know Your Candidate, the leading employment screening provider to UK SMEs announces they are now certified to the HM Government Cyber Essentials Scheme for information security.

The Cyber Essentials Scheme was...
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November 15, 2016
Know Your Candidate Wins at the FSB Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that Know Your Candidate were winners at the recent Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Greater Manchester and North Cheshire Business Awards 2016.

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October 28, 2016
Manchester Businesses Collaborate to Help SMEs Fight Employee Fraud

Two fast growing Manchester businesses are collaborating to help SME’s combat the rising threat from employee fraud. Know Your Candidate and the Business Fraud Prevention PartnershipRead More



October 07, 2016
Know Your Candidate Shortlisted For FSB Business Awards 2016

Know Your Candidate has been shortlisted in three categories at the inaugural Federation of Small Businesses Greater Manchester and Cheshire Business Awards.  Know...
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May 08, 2016
Employee Credit Checks - Frequently Asked Questions

Employee Credit Checks are gaining in popularity and to most employers they are still a relatively new concept. Because of this, some terms can often seem confusing but don’t worry, you aren’t alone - we h...
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May 08, 2016
Employee Credit Checks - What Data is Included?

One of the most frequent questions we are asked here at Know Your Candidate is ‘What data is included within an Employee Credit Check?’ In addition, there also seems to be confusion regarding data that can...
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May 08, 2016
Signposting Your Candidates through the Employment Screening Process

Providing clear instructions to guide your candidates through employment screening can have a significant impact on how successful your organisations process will be. Signposting your candidates by providing adequate ...
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May 08, 2016
What is a Sanctions Check?

‘What is a Sanctions Check?’ is an increasingly frequent question asked by customers – especially those who are suppliers to financial services firms. Recent high profile money laundering cases have ...
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April 13, 2016
FSB Warns Firms on Fradulent References

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) the UK’s leading business organisation is warning firms about the scale of fraudulent employment references. In conjunction with the BBC TV show, Fake Br...
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April 13, 2016
HR Employee with Fake Degree Swindles Firm Out Of 50000 pounds

A 30 year old HR Executive from Manchester was described by the police as every employer’s worst nightmare recently after claiming almost £50,000 in fraudulent expense claims. Wade Jordan secured his job a...
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April 13, 2016
6 Top Tips to Avoid Fraudulent References

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) together with the BBC’s Fake Britain TV show recently surveyed over 1800 firms and found that 17% had appointed candidates who they had later found to ha...
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