SAFERjobs announces partnership with HTE framework
SAFERjobs has released its overview for March.
During March, there were 51,443 visits to the site. There were 79 report in total, and the financial quantity reported in fraud reports totalled £10,772.
HTE (NHS recruitment agency Framework) has announced its partnership with SAFERjobs and the NHS Jobs UK Governance Board says it supported SAFERjobs’ partnership.
The Home Office confirmed the use of the Cyber Streetwise logo on the SAFERjobs site and meetings will be held at the House of Lords to discuss SAFERjobs and online job scams, according to the company. SAFERjobs has confirmed that a meeting has been arranged with Skills Minister, Nick Boles MP, to discuss online job scams and recruitment industry standards
Student Job Scam new article featured in the Daily Telegraph (print), Daily Mirror, Daily Mail, Evening Standard, and regional press.
SAFERjobs have revealed that Citizens Advice Bureau have confirmed that job scams will feature in their National Scam Awareness month in May and BBC Rip Off Britain have been in touch about a potential job scams programme.
The Metropolitan Police have contacted CCS and LPP (recruitment agency NHS Frameworks) to progress partnerships, according to SAFERjobs.
SAFERjobs has asked that all job boards check the following as it has received reports about advance fee fraud (payment for fake police checks) and phishing:
Creger Liberty Group
Daily Motion Advertising
It said, “We continue to see scams involving hotels (Thistle Hotels in particular), cruise companies (Brittany Ferries), Homebase, and more recently a scam advertising fake jobs at University of Birmingham. Please check all of these on your sites. As many of the above are also genuine companies please ensure you are confident your ads are from the correct sources.”