Staff forced to reveal their criminal history
- Proceed with caution - are your hands tied? Hodgkiss, Kate // Credit Management;Sep2002, p38
Balances the argument that individuals with a criminal record in Great Britain should not be unduly burdened by past mistakes against the need for a prospective employer to screen the background of prospective employees. Discussion of existing protection on grounds of previous convictions;...
- Ask: The Legal Expert. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Dec2012, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p22
A question and answer on allowing a person with a criminal record to work in facilities is presented.
- Criminal records bureau `may lead to complacency'. Walsh, Jennie // People Management;12/24/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 25, p12
Reports that the proposed Criminal Records Bureau has been criticized by employers and professionals working with ex-offenders. Overview of the proposal; Consequences of the proposal; Arguments raised by several company executives.
- Employers face delays in criminal checks backlog. Willmott, Ben // Personnel Today;5/14/2002, p2
Reports on the problems faced by employers upon checking the criminal records of recruits in Great Britain. Responsibilities of employers to check criminal records of prospective staff; Concerns on the backlog of disclosure checks; Difficulties with the staff operating systems.
- Box clever. // Director;Nov2013, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p15
The article focuses on the Ban the Box campaign launched by Business in the Community, which urges British business leaders to remove the default criminal-record-disclosure tick box from job applications and to stop discrimination against ex-offenders when recruiting.
- CRB's identity checks to be delegated as part of review findings. Day, Karen // Public Finance;3/7/2003, p6
Reports on the delegation of responsibility for checking potential workers' identities to registered bodies in Great Britain. Plan of the Home Office to legislate aimed at forcing registered bodies to verify identities of workers; Limited confidence in the Criminal Record Bureau; Imposition of...
- Enforced subject access requests become illegal. // Employers Law;Apr2015, p5
The article discusses the rules identifying employers using enforced subject access requests to expose job applicants with criminal convictions as guilty of committing a criminal offence, which came into effect on March 10, 2015.
- CRB backlog causes a recruitment crisis. Broad, Mike // Personnel Today;10/1/2002, p13
Focuses on the problems faced by employers in the public and voluntary sectors owing to the delay in processing disclosures by the Great Britain's Criminal Records Bureau. Backlog of unsupervised persons as of October 1, 2002; Impact of the delay on the nursing staff of National Health...
- Criminal checks. // British Baker;7/29/2011, p2
The article focuses on background checking of an employee's criminal records in Great Britain. It notes that employers and voluntary organizations may access the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) information in order to examine a person's suitability for a post. It notes that such service will...