Undisciplined but Promoteable…

“Devah Pager, a sociologist at Harvard University, has tracked the performance of 8,000 former felons who entered the American army after passing a screening process in the years between 2002 and 2009. She finds that the ex-cons were slightly more likely to be undisciplined but were also promoted unusually quickly. Is that just a quirk of military culture?… Read More

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CRB Checks & The Human Rights Act

Reference checks on workers via the Criminal Records Bureau conflict with the right to a private life (Article 8 of the Human Rights Act), according to the Court of Appeal. The CRB checking system is to be reviewed to decide what information employers should be able to access. The decision follows judgements in favour of… Read More