How to Build the Best Background Checks

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HOW TO BUILD THE BEST BACKGROUND CHECKS

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Introducing Background Direct

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The Changing Landscape of Screening in EMEA

Our latest report reveals what companies in the UK, Europe, the
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Uganda Circulates Draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill 2014 for Public Consultation by
On November 15, the National Information Technology Authority Uganda, together with the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology and the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, circulated a draft Data Protection and Privacy Bill, 2014 for public consultation. Keep reading for an overview of the proposed legislation. 
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In August 2014, the Fair Works Council determined that an employer’s dismissal of an employee was not “harsh, unjust or unreasonable” as the employee falsified credentials during the application process. 
Renewed Calls for Finalization of EU Data Protection Regulation by 2015 by

For the past several years, the European Union's attempts at passing the Data Protection Regulation have fluctuated. However, pressure to pass the reform by 2015 have intensified following a joint declaration by elected representatives from 16 member states. 

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