Background checks – what do they mean?

  • It is the acceptable norm that your CV will be researched and validated by future employers
  • Offers of employment will likely be subject to checks
  • Embellishing exam results and facts in your CV will be quickly discovered
  • Employment application fraud is rising and in cases find their way to court
  • Obtaining or attempting to obtain a role by fraudulently misrepresenting qualifications is technically an offence under the Fraud Act 2005

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