Is Conducting Social Media Employment Checks Legal?

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Is Conducting Social Media Employment Checks Legal?

Social media checks can unveil so much about a person’s life and personality beyond their CV. Even a brief glance at a prospective employee’s social media profile(s) can tell an employer everything they need to know. In some cases, an organisation can verify a candidate’s age, gender, race, current employer, marital status, education and employment …

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Digital Identity Checking Service for Employers & Landlords

As of 6th April 2022, the Home Office has rolled out a new digital ID verification service for employers and landlords. The press release issued on the UK Government website states that this new identity-checking system will make it “quicker, safer and more convenient” for employers and landlords to carry out right to work checks …

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What Types of Background Checks Can Landlords Conduct on Tenants?

Renting a property can sometimes be an unnerving and stressful experience for both the tenant and the landlord. It can be overwhelming to submit the correct paperwork and forms within a deadline and ensure that the move goes smoothly.  However, background checks are ultimately there to provide safety for both parties and eliminate any issues …

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