Author Archives: Meerah Tauqir

How do you terminate an employee with a criminal record?

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Finding out that an employee at your organisation has a criminal record which impacts their suitability for the role they’ve been hired for, can put you in an uncomfortable position. Your first reaction may be to remove them from that position with immediate effect, especially if you’re worried about any risks they present to your company.

What are the components of a robust police check policy?

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If you want to incorporate police checks into your organisation’s criminal history screening process, you should consider developing a comprehensive written policy first. The advantages are numerous.

What to do when your employee has a criminal record?

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Have you ever run criminal history checks on future or current staff members hoping to not find anything – but then you did? Being prepared in these situations will make life easier for your organisation.

Can an individual refuse to undergo a police check?

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Mitigating employment risks for your organisation may mean that you need to conduct a criminal history check for new and existing employees. Doing so can help you assess any risks they pose for your organisation’s reputation, your clients, and, your workforce.

How do I conduct police checks on existing employees?

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Is one of your existing employees moving into another position that exposes them to a different level of risk from their current role? Do your homework to find out if an employment background check is required before they step into the new role.