The easiest way to use polygraph tests in the workplace is to include a lie detector test clause in your contracts of employment. By signing and accepting their employment contracts, employees have given consent to take the tests.
Amid calls to regulate home care workers our polygraph examiner in Ipswich has researched UK wide scandals that appear to hit the headlines almost every day.
When a restaurant started losing significant customers and revenue, the blame focused on a new employee. A lie detector test in East London resolved the issue but not in a way that was expected.
When a security firm began using lie detector tests for periodic and pre-employment screening in Manchester a false compensation claim came to light.
Periodic lie detector tests in Wolverhampton for employee screening could have prevented a checkout operator stealing over £70,000 from a supermarket during a 2 year period.
Cases of violence or sexual abuse are regularly featured in newspapers, from within schools to nursing and residential homes. Pre-employment screening in the Care Industry needs to be more rigorous than it already is, in our opinion.