Pay as you go Employee Checks

Hiring new employees can be a daunting prospect when the reputation of your business and your customers are your livelihood. Knowing more about who you hire, such as electronic proof of their identity, criminal record information and adverse financial history, can give you the confidence you need that you are employing the right person.

Why should I background check my candidates?

Confirming the identity of people who you are considering employing, as well as checking their criminal record and credit history, can help you make a more informed hiring decision. A background checking report on your candidates can be important to help you minimise your risk and protect your business.

Need 1-10 background checking reports a year?

If you only need a small number of reports per year (1-10), we have made it simple and hassle free by creating a package of checks that you can buy online.

What services are offered?

The service we offer includes:

  • Basic Criminal Record Check (Excludes Standard and Enhanced Checks)
  • Electronic identity check
  • Adverse financial check
  • All cost only £54.99 per candidate (including VAT).
  • The cost is fully inclusive and there are no extra costs to pay (no registration fees).

For certain roles, such as working in a school or in healthcare, you are likely to need to run specific checks on your employees - a ‘Standard’ or ‘Enhanced’ criminal record check. These specific checks are run by the Disclosure and Barring Service and can only be requested for by the employer – an individual cannot do these checks themselves.

To find out more, click here.

What is the process?

It works on a pay-as-you-go basis for each person you want to check.

When will I receive the report?

You’ll receive your report by email, usually within 15 working days. We’ll send it as quickly as we can – once we get all of the information back from the different sources we use.

What will my candidate have to provide?

In order to conduct the checks we’ll need the following information:

  • Name (current and any previous names, including the dates they were known by this name)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth (town and country)
  • Mother's maiden name
  • National Insurance number
  • Five year address history
  • Email address

We’ll also need photocopies of ID documents, which can be sent by email or post.

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