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Access information to government information and services through SAFERjobs. Please report any scams to SAFERjobs through our report function and Contact Us to find out how to join our campaign and offer safe, great customer service to your candidates.

Agency Advice

SAFERjobs is a joint industry and law enforcement non-profit organisation campaigning against job-related fraud. We work to advise and support job seekers who fall victim to job scams, but we also aim to support employers ion how to protect themselves against employment fraud, from application fraud through to insider theft. On this page you can learn all about protecting your business from fraud.

Recruiters Against Illegal Labour (RAIL)


An important SAFERjobs campaign is aimed at ensuring the recruitment industry plays a positive role in helping the government to clamp down on illegal working.
 
The recruitment industry is uniquely placed to help support government initiatives cracking down on illegal working because recruiters will encounter individuals searching for a job in the UK. Through the recruiter’s already strenuous vetting processes they will, from time to time, encounter people without correct right to work in the UK. The link below can be used to report suspected illegal employment and prevent job seekers without the right permission to work moving on to other recruitment organisations.
 
Through your recruitment company’s registration process, if you think someone is living or working in the UK illegally then you can report it to the Home Office via the link below. You don’t have to give your name and address and any information that you provide will be treated as strictly confidential.
 
https://www.gov.uk/report-immigration-crime
 

General Advice

The link below will take you straight to the main guidance on right to work checks:
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checks-employers-guide
 
The link below will take you to a useful checklist for preventing illegal working:
 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checklist#history

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Working in the NHS

Fake NHS jobs are often advertised online or by illegitimate recruitment companies. To ensure you stay safe in your NHS job search please follow the below advice.

Recruitment agency manager in court after stealing more than £8,000 from employer

A recruitment manager stole from his Huddersfield employers after getting into financial difficulties when he separated from his wife.

Lawyer struck off after $105,000 scam Recruitment Consultant Scam

A legal recruiter who swindled $105,000 from his employer has been struck off as a lawyer by the Court of Appeal. - New Zealand Herald

Recruiters Warned Against Rise in Invoice Scams

Recruiters have been warned to be vigilant following news of an increase in the number of invoice scams this year.. Fraud prevention experts Cifas and Action Fraud, run by the City of London police, h...

More than a third of CV checks on temporary staff reveal inaccuracies

Online Recruitment magazine for HR Directors, Personnel Managers, Job Boards and Recruiters with information on the internet recruitment industry

Beware of Recruitment Agency Contract Fraud

A contract fraud situation recently became apparent in one of our agencies. Find the details here and protect yourselves from contract fraud.

The Best Way to Avoid Job Scams?

Job scams are not restricted to the recruitment industry, they occur wherever there is a job seeker and the promise of a job. This point is often forgotten as people have been quick to associate job scams with the recruitment industry. This simply isn’t true: what is often not appreciated is that using a reputable company within the recruitment industry actually lowers the chances of a job scam.

REC School Guide 2014

The REC published its 2014 School Guide to ensure that schools and education providers are well informed when using a recruitment agency to hire staff.

Doublecheck references with social media

Employers are being urged to use social media to combat the problem of fake references. The advice comes from Keith Rosser, chair of SAFERjobs, the recruitment industry body tasked with tackling emplo...

Proactive Approach Required to Combat Employment Fraud

The recruitment industry needs to take a proactive approach to combating fraud if it is to avoid cases such as last year’s £1m Gumtree/Harrods fraud, says Keith Rosser (pictured right), chair of SAFERjobs, the industry body responsible for tackling the problem.

Bogus jobs conviction is a wake up call to the recruitment sector

The chair of SAFERjobs, the recruitment industry body tasked with combating employment fraud, tells Recruiter that the recent conviction of a recruitment consultant for fraud is “a wake-up call” for the industry.

Configure your Portal

Recruiters have been warned to be vigilant following news of an increase in the number of invoice scams this year.. Fraud prevention experts Cifas and Action Fraud, run by the City of London police, h...