The best employee checks aren’t about ticking boxes. They’re about understanding people. Work with us and help improve your onboarding process today.

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If you want to quickly fill roles with the right people then you’ve come to the right place. We can give you the software, data and services you need to carry out pre-employment and existing employee background checks to help you to recruit with confidence.

What is a Background Check?

All too often, simple screening processes and background checks are skipped, leaving businesses exposed to potential risk. This can be due to inefficient processes or the misconception that background checking employees is time consuming or a waste of time completely. Our background checks provide a detailed understanding of an individual’s background, including their identity, education, employment history, credit history and any relevant criminal record information to help you review for any inconsistent or adverse information, to help make a clear informed employment decision.

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Who would use a background check?

Employers in all industries can benefit from using background checks in their recruitment process. It not only helps employers decide on who would be a good fit for their company, but helps to minimise fraud risk, income loss, damage to reputation and so much more, as checks flag up any discrepancies in an individual’s history.

Discover our background checking solution

A fast, paperless way to get the background information you need, our background checking solution Candidate Verifier helps to automate and speed up the vetting and screening process, so you can quickly fill roles with the right people. It helps to remove risk for the business and give candidates a better journey too.


Online Service

You process the checks yourself using our online vetting management system.


  • For businesses
  • Suitable for 1-10 checks per year
  • Only £54.99 for:
    • Basic Criminal Record Checks
    • Identity Check
    • Adverse Financial Check

Managed Service

We manage the full vetting process and background checking for you.


  • For businesses
  • For 11+ checks per year
  • Checks include:
    • Basic, Standard or Enhanced Criminal Record Checks
    • Identity Check
    • Adverse Financial Checks
    • Validation Checks
    • Reference Checks

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We work with you to integrate our data and system with yours.


  • For businesses
  • Checks include:
    • Basic, Standard or Enhanced Criminal Record Checks
    • Identity Check
    • Adverse Financial Checks
    • Validation Checks
    • Reference Checks

Note: Not all employment positions are eligible for a Standard or Enhanced DBS Check. To check the DBS Eligibility Guidance please click here

The benefits of a background check with Experian

  • Our screening process is simple, fast, efficient and cost-effective, helping you to improve your onboarding journey and the candidate’s experience.
  • We’ll give you clear, quick and easy to understand results so you can make fast and effective employment decisions.
  • Good service is essential to excellent background checking. Our comprehensive screening support team is on hand to guide you throughout the screening process and ensure you have all the information you need to create the best onboarding experience for your HR teams and candidates alike.
  • We’ve been in the business of data for a long time, giving us a wealth of information and experience that could help with your business. Speak to one of our background checking specialists, they’ll be more than happy to advise on bespoke packages to suit your needs.
  • Our software can be integrated with existing systems and processes, so there is no waiting around for it to be installed or merged.
  • Our direct data links mean we can return checks instantly, giving you early-warning indicators you can act on straight away and helping you avoid onboarding delays.

We offer a full range of International background screening checks and with a global network of experts, we can provide fast turnaround times and accuracy every time. Discuss your needs here. Contact us

Are you SM&CR ready?

With the extension to the Senior Manager & Certification Regime (SM&CR) coming in to force for all FCA authorised firms in December 2019, are you confident with your employment screening processes and checks?

We understand that preparing for and implementing SM&CR can be time consuming for both your employees and your own HR teams. As an FCA regulated firm, we have first-hand experience of adhering to the requirements set out by the FCA ourselves, as well as working with clients to implement screening in line with SM&CR.

Our screening service, as a managed or integrated option, can help you to create a streamlined service for your candidates and employees, in line with SM&CR regulation.

Why choose our employment screening service?

  • Our HR specialists are experts in screening under SM&CR and can advise the best checks for the roles you have
  • We offer a wide range of checks for all FCA regulated firms
  • We have a large dedicated service team to carry out checks, delivering clear, concise and detailed reports
Contact us to speak to one of our experts about our screening solutions
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