NAO discloses Criminal Records Bureau failings

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. The Government agency launched to help employers check the criminal recordsof potential staff has not operated as it should have and is still sufferingdelays. In a new report, the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB), which is supposed tocheck the background of employees working with children or vulnerable adults,has been heavily criticised by the Government’s spending watchdog, the NationalAudit Office (NAO). The NAO reported that, although things were improving, the CRB had sufferedmassive delays and was still not offering the service it promised. The report blamed business ‘assumptions’ and over ambition for some of thedelays and said the CRB had not undertaken enough market research. The CRB estimated that between 70 and 85 per cent of applications would beby phone or online, when in fact more than 80 per cent were written. Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article NAO discloses Criminal Records Bureau failingsOn 17 Feb 2004 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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