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November 26 2008

Tigerbrook Employment Screening Division Acquired by Verifile

Personnel Today reports how Verifile has acquired Tigerbrooks employment screening division.  Verifile is Europe's leading background screening company and has seen rapid growth through 2008. In spite of hard economic times, it has thrived. 50 blue-chip companies, including many well-known names, are served by Tigerbrook's employment screening division which currently serves over 50 blue-chip companies, including many household names. Tigerbrook sold the division in order to focus on other service offerings.

Bill Hood, managing director of Tigerbrook says, “We were determined to make sure that our clients continued to receive a high standard of service, and therefore we met with a number of companies to evaluate their services, capabilities, clients and the way they work. Verifile stood out as the company who offered the best all round employment screening service. I am confident that Verifile will look after our clients and give a good service going forward.” 

Our CEO Eyal Ben Cohen, added “We are pleased to complete this deal and offer our services to Tigerbrook’s clients. We are positive that all of our clients, both current and new, will benefit from the added capabilities that our enlarged group will have. For example, our new clients will be able to immediately take advantage of our international screening expertise.” he added “We have been working closely with our Tigerbrook colleagues to ensure a seamless transition of the service to Verifile and our focus is on making sure that clients go on receiving an excellent service.”

As stories of fake CVs proliferate in the press, employers are becoming increasingly aware of the huge difficulties that they face when it comes to managing candidate vetting in-house. As a result, more and more organisations are outsourcing employee screening to specialist providers like Verifile.

Verifile will take over the supply of ethe employment screening service from Tigerbrook from 1st November 2008.