The ACFE recently published its Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations, which presents results of annual research around occupational fraud. It’s a lengthy document full of stats and information relevant to business owners who take a zero-tolerance approach to fraud. Forwarned is forearmed, after all. Background screening also features in the report, with

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Almost two thirds of Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres and after school care facilities are “backmarket ECDs”. It’s up to parents and the community to ensure that staff at these centres are screened and vetted.

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Over the last few years we’ve been expanding CSI Africa’s nationwide capture footprint to make police clearance certificates and reports and identity verification more accessible throughout South Africa.

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Scammers are increasingly targeting job seekers with promises of employment… if they pay for their own background checks.

Over 118,000 people were arrestedd by the end of South Africa’s initial 21-day lockdown. Many who paid an admission of guilt fine may now find themselves with a previous conviction.

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On 3 February 2020 CSI Africa will open the doors of a new office dedicated to help educators through the South African Council for Educators (SACE) membership registration process.

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Human capital risk is often rewarded a mere cursory glance. That is, until something bad happens. As a business owner or representative of your company’s HR team, there is a duty of care to be observed, and it begins with the interview process. Optimism bias is an interesting concept. It refers to the belief that

These new restrictions on whose credit information employers can access could obscure insight into a candidate’s character. Then again, it also creates a case for pre-employment polygraph screening.

The aim of the CarerCheck workshop was to dispel the myth that school principles, boards, and councils cannot be held responsible for the conduct of other school employees. Here’s a rundown of the event.

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