Check staff yourself

Phillips, Lucy
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p12
The article discusses a report from the British Criminal Records Bureau that warns employers to take full responsibility for background checks on foreign staff. Home Office Minister Meg Hillier said that despite revelations of suspected foreign terrorists working in the National Health Service (NHS), the onus was on employers to carry out and ensure they were satisfied with checks on foreign workers. The Department of Health and NHS employers are in talks about whether background checks are satisfactory.


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