You can choose from a wide range of checks, to suit each particular candidate and vacancy.

Service summary
Criminal Record Checks

This check establishes if an individual has a criminal record.

8-20 working days
Fraud Checks

This wide-ranging check establishes whether an individual's or company's name appears in association with anything from criminal activity and international sanctions through to regulatory penalties and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).

1-2 working days
Identity Verification Checks

We'll aim to verify an individual's identity in any of 166 countries, covering over 3.2 billion citizens worldwide.

1-3 working days

We will check if candidate's personal details contained within the passport match the code on the machine-readable zone (MRZ), as per ICAO standardisation, cross-check against a database of lost, stolen and compromised passports, and undertake a visual authenticity scan.

1-2 working days
Media Searches

Drawing on a global press database of over 20,000 news sources, we'll search for any appearances by an individual in the media, based on their name and the contents of their CV.

1-2 working days

We'll undertake a check of an individual's conduct across various social media platforms.

1-2 working days

We check to see whether an individual is a known animal rights activist.

1-2 working days

Using their current name and key words from their CV, we'll search for information on an individual in over 1000 search engines, including the 'invisible web'.

1-2 working days
Referencing and Verification Services

This check is intended to secure explanations of any gaps in an individual's activity history when they were neither employed or in full-time education.

On submission

We'll check the details of an individual's academic history, both in secondary and higher education.

5-15 working days

We'll obtain written confirmation of an individual's professional or trade membership(s).

5-15 working days

We'll obtain a character reference, providing a referee's opinion of the individual.

5-15 working days

We'll verify an individual's employment, self-employment and educational activities within a specified activity timeframe of your choice.

5-15 working days

This check is designed to spot any differences between an individual's CV and any information they provide during the screening process.

1-2 working days

With this check, we'll look to confirm the details of an individual's employment history.

5-15 working days
Vendor Vetting

This check provides a detailed assessment of a company, drawing on its financial accounts, legal filings and credit risk rating, as well as information on its management and directors.

6-10 working days