Five organisations commit to SAFERjobs campaign in September
SAFERjobs has released a summary of its September activity.
The organisation recorded 38,108 total visits to its site and 97 total reports.
The total financial quantity reported in fraud reports was £56,727.32.
During September SAFERjobs appeared on BBC Rip Off Britain, Talk Radio, and Share Radio.
The Independent also publshed a report on how online job scams are costing students and new graduates thousands of pounds.
SAFERjobs announced that BEIS, Met, and DWP will co-sign a joint chasing letter following on from Nick Boles MP's letter earlier this summer to 12 job boards.
It confirmed that following the partnership with NHS Jobs, the SAFERjobs text now appears in every job advert which is also then being 'scraped' onto other job boards.
The following job boards and recruiters have committed to joining the SAFERjobs campaign: Glassdoor, City Calling, Zip Recruiter, My Job Matcher and BMJ.
SAFERjobs company incorporation is underway and the organisation has also written to Ben Howlett MP to see if he will help promote the cause.
SAFERjobs issued a fraud warning asking all job boards to check the following as it has received reports about potential fake job ads and advance fee fraud (payment for fake police checks):
SAFERjobs requested companies report all fake job ads to its website, so the organisation can share information with all and ensure law enforcement and/or regulators are involved.
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