News and articles relating to the Background Screening industry in South Africa and abroad.
06 January 2016 - By MIE
On the 5th of January 2016, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga announced the matric pass rate of 70.7%. This means that out of the 799 306 full- and part-time candidates that sat for their examinations, only 565 109 passed. This reflects a 5.1% drop in the average pass rate from 75.8% in 2014.
16 November 2015 - By MIE
Recent student protests across South Africa may have a negative impact on the already elevated rate of qualification fraud in South Africa.
02 November 2015 - By MIE
While the retail and hospitality industries are gearing up to hire more staff to cope with the increase in activity over the holiday season, they may be putting their businesses, clients and other employees at risk if they do not carry out criminal record checks on new hires.
27 October 2015 - By MIE
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05 October 2015 - By MIE
Conducting qualification checks on potential employees is crucial not only for businesses, but also for the people they serve. This is according to Ina van der Merwe, Director and CEO of South African background screening market leader, Managed Integrity Evaluation (MIE).
22 September 2015 - By Francois vd Merwe
As businesses across the world recognise the importance of thoroughly vetting their employees, to avoid unexpected incidents down the line, many multinational companies see this requirement as a near impossible task when it comes to their African operations.