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A case of fraud in the insurance sector

Guest Editor

June 6, 2017

Fraud is such a pervasive crime with each industry susceptible to different types of fraud schemes and few more so than Insurance companies, particularly due to the advent of online policies. In this guest blog, Jill Battley CFE, a Director of TrustID with extensive investigative fraud experience, shares a summary of a genuine fraud case in the insurance sector, exploring the background, the risks, the result and what steps could be taken to prevent it.

5 ways that a document verification system could help your recruitment agency

Tony Machin

April 21, 2017

In an industry that’s all about people, it’s critical that you know that a candidate is who they say they are. Most recruitment businesses will have a process in place for making identity checks, but a manual process can be time-consuming and inconsistent. Read on to find out how an ID scanning system could benefit your recruitment business.

Document expertise – from Border Force to TrustID: an interview with Christie Lewis

Sarah Croft

February 4, 2017

In this blog, I interview Christie Lewis, who joined the TrustID client services team from UK Border Force, bringing extensive document expertise and experience with her. Christie talks about life checking documents at the border, explores the topic of fake identity documents and explains more about her role in the TrustID team!

Making Right to Work checks easier in Facilities Management

Tony Machin

February 2, 2017

As a Facilities Management Company, supplying cleaning, security or catering contracts, you know that you must make checks on your employees to ensure that they have the Right to Work in the UK. But if your team are spread across different sites, working for different customers, you’ll also know that making visual checks and filing copy documents can be a time-consuming challenge. But getting ID checks right is crucial!

How we protect our recruitment business from illegal workers

Guest Editor

August 11, 2016

With the number of fake passports seized at UK borders reaching a five-year high and high-profile stories of ‘illegal workers’ hitting the press, such as the tale of Byron Burgers, many companies may be concerned about their own screening and on-boarding process. In our guest blog, Abbie Pullman, Head of Talent Management at Off to Work, the UK’s leading event staffing solutions, consultancy, recruitment and training academy, shares her ‘Top 10 Tips’ for protecting a business from the risks of illegal workers.

Making sense of identity document checks at Oxford City Council

Sarah Croft

February 23, 2016

Oxford City Council have been scanning and verifying identity documents with our technology since June 2014 and, in that time, they have captured well over 10,000 scans. They use our scanning technology in customer-facing areas as well as within their HR team. A recent visit to Oxford City Council, gave me a real insight into how our technology can help.

Finding fake identity documents in the NHS

Tony Machin

January 25, 2016

We have had a couple of noteworthy document referrals here at TrustID and, as it happens, they both came from NHS Trusts. For me, they really showcase how effective identity document verification can be in different scenarios facing the NHS and I thought they would be interesting to share.

What being ISO27001 certified means

Our IS27001 accredited certification lets you know that we follow information security best practice, helping to eliminate or minimise the risk of a security breach, keep information secure and ensure compliance with data protection regulations.

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