Blogs posted by National Crime Check

5 reasons why you should handle your police checks (and not your employees)

Posted by National Crime Check on 28/02/2017

Hands up anyone who’s got too much time on their hands… Yep. We thought so. For the majority of HR departments, the decision to leave police checks to applicants is a perceived necessity to reduce the workload on staff and avoid adding extra pressure to a department with already stretched...

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Case Study: Pacific Brands

Posted by National Crime Check on 12/01/2017

As one of the biggest names in retail in the Asia-Pacific region, Pacific Brands may have began life manufacturing pneumatic tyres as ‘Dunlop' back in the 1890s but they are now the driving force behind iconic brands such as Bonds, Sheridan, Berlei, Tontine, Dunlopillow, Dunlop Flooring and Jockey. From their...

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Police Checking your new recruits: Where to begin?

Posted by National Crime Check on 16/12/2016

The pace of change in the human resources world is unrelenting and the digital age has brought a myriad of risk management challenges along with it. There was a time where reference checking, due diligence on a person’s work history and – in some cases – a ‘gut feeling’ were...

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Employee risks you must address (even if you didn't think so)

Posted by National Crime Check on 24/11/2016

Reducing risk in the workplace – whether a health or safety, general security or Internet/cyber security risk – is a priority for forward-thinking employers but one that will largely be overlooked until an incident rears its ugly head. The everyday demands of business tend to get in the way of...

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Checklist for your Police Checks: What do you need to cover?

Posted by National Crime Check on 09/11/2016

The process of conducting background checks on potential – and, in some cases, existing – employees is increasing at a brisk rate. As incidents of employee fraud, misconduct and negligent hiring litigation continue to rise, more and more businesses see background checks as a fundamental HR and risk management process....

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