Background Checking

Our Background Checking specialists are always looking at powering innovation within employee and tenant screening. As members of NAPBS and supporters of SAFERjobs, CIPD and ARLA, our experts are keen to understand the key challenges facing the industry and develop new solutions that will drive the future of the work and rental markets. Read more on the latest thinking from our experts here.

Employing staff: building a team that works for you

Taking on your first staff member is an exciting milestone for any company – but getting it right is no easy task. You need someone with the qualifications and experience to do the job, as well as...

Blog - Aug 2020
The easy way to automate your onboarding process

It’s predicted that by 2030, demand for skilled workers will outstrip supply, resulting in a global talent shortage and creating a real candidate’s market.1 To ensure your business continues to...

Blog - Jun 2020
Employment re-screening: how should you do it and why is…

  Background checking your candidates is one of the most vital stages of the pre-employment process. But what happens after your candidate has been onboarded and in employment for a year, five...

Blog - Jan 2020
Top 10 right to work pitfalls and how to avoid…

Right to work is a check required by UK law to ensure that all your potential and existing employees are eligible to work in the UK. The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act now means that a...

Blog - Nov 2019
5 challenges employers face when looking for new employees and how to address them
5 challenges employers face when looking for new employees and…

From conducting background checks to embracing automation, here’s how to hire smarter, better and faster. Trying to find the right talent to join your organisation can be tough. With numerous...

Blog - Nov 2019
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Why background checking is important for seasonal recruitment and how…

Seasonal workers are as much a part of the holiday season as Christmas carols, fairy lights and Father Christmas. Added to this, our economy is becoming increasingly reliant on agency workers, with...

Blog - Oct 2019
Improving Onboarding at Sky: Case Study

Over the last 12 months, Sky have gone through a major change programme focusing on expanding and improving the service offering of their HR Admin teams. They needed a meticulous and compliant,...

Case Study - Sep 2019
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Case Study: Ocado; Delivering beyond the doorstep; a positive customer…

    Ocado is an online supermarket delivering both groceries and general merchandise direct to the door of its customers. With over 580,000 active customers, Ocado is the world’s largest...

Case Study - May 2019
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Updated guidance on UK right to work checks

Employers should be aware that the Home Office have released an updated guide on right to work checks. The most significant updates relate to: 1. The use of online right to work checks 2. An...

Blog - Feb 2019
Experian launch Predictive Workforce Analytics as part of expanding HR…

Experian is introducing a new analytical solution for HR to give greater insight into an organisations workforce and help accelerate HR strategies. 90% of the world’s data has been created in the...

Our Customers - Feb 2019
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The future of HR in a technology and data-driven world

In a world that is more reliant on technology than ever before, there are many questions around how these technologies, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation, are going...

Blog - Jan 2019
Employing apprentices – do they need a Criminal Record check?

With the Government’s plans to reach three million new apprentices by 2020¹, it’s becoming more attractive for businesses to employ apprentices, particularly with the introduction of the...

Blog - Oct 2018