Do I have to mention past IVA?

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Post by fred192 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:37 pm
I have worked for the same firm for many years. I was in a iva during that time and completed it successfully.

Now many years later the firm are carrying out credit checks amongst other security checks by a third party. If that third party ask the question have you ever had a IVA and I answer truthfully can my employer terminate my employment. By the way I never at the time received any I formation from the employer to say we had to notify them.


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Post by Foggy » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:05 pm
I am afraid that the answer to your worry lies in your employment terms and conditions. There have been several instances, in the past, where forum members have been credit / security checked by employers and none have, as far as I recall, reported any problems following the exercise.
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Post by luluj » Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:58 pm
It will hinge on how the question is worded ...

Have you ever been in an IVA - you would have to answer yes

Are you in or have you been in an iva in the last 6 years .. you can respond no (if post 6 years)

As foggy says people have declared it but we haven't had issues of people losing their jobs that we are aware of.
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