Cyber criminals target job listings portals in bid to recruit “unwitting mules” for fraud

Job listing and recruitment portals have been an attraction for cyber criminals given the volume of personal information uploaded to those sites in the form of CVs, cover letters and other data specific to individuals, but there’s more to criminals’ interest than just stealing...
Posted On 11 Jun 2018

Services business Cordant Group all set to become UK’s largest Social Enterprise

Cordant Group – the UK’s second largest recruitment and services business and which includes Cordant Security – has announced its new status as a Social Enterprise. Framed around a five-year plan, in due course the Group will reinvest the majority of its profits into...
Posted On 13 Sep 2017

Euralarm publishes ‘Manifesto for a Safer and More Secure Europe 2016-2019’

Euralarm – the association of European manufacturers, installers and service providers dedicated to the ongoing betterment and development of the electronic fire safety and security business sectors – has just published and presented its detailed ‘Manifesto for...
Posted On 29 Feb 2016
The Institute of Directors' headquarters in central London

Wage rates “must not become a political competition” outlines Institute of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has cautiously welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s plans for a new National Living Wage, which will see the hourly rate for over-25s hit £7.20 next April, but at the same time has called for care to be taken over future minimum wage rises. The...
Posted On 26 Sep 2015
A new study reveals that more than half of jobseekers are including incorrect information on their applications

“Over 50% of job applicants are providing false information on CVs” states HireRight

More than half (56%) of job applications in 2014 contained false or inaccurate information. That’s according to the latest research findings issued by HireRight, the global due diligence specialist. As the economic outlook brightened, the proportion of job seekers providing...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015