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FCA Screening


There are many regulated positions, especially in the financial sector, where screening is a mandatory process for recruitment, which often means a more in-depth level of vetting. That is where we can help.

Choose CBS and you can run multiple background checks under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 from one easy to use central system and benefit from:

• Free system registration
• Pay-as-you-go service
• Fast turnaround times
• Unparalleled screening knowledge

FCA Screening Requirements

As part of FCA Screening, CBS can run the following checks:

  • UK electoral roll, UK CCJs, IVAs and bankruptcies
  • Credit report & ID validation
  • Financial sanctions check against HM Treasury
  • UK directorships and disqualifications
  • 6 years+ employment verification
  • Gap employment analysis
  • Highest qualification verification
  • 2 character references
  • Criminal record check (DBS)
  • FCA register validation search
  • FCA disciplinary validation
  • Regulated reference (where required)


Want to Learn More?

If you’d like to learn more about FCA background checks or to apply for any of the checks we offer here at CBS, please get in touch to speak to one of our trained advisors.


Client Testimonials

“The staff that stand out for us are Leah and Rebecca, they have very good knowledge of the screening process and are always able to offer solutions in order to resolve any difficulties that arise”

London Energy

“I have found the organisation to be highly professional, flexible and customer focused. Those I’ve come into direct contact with have taken the time to understand our requirements and have gone out of their way to ensure the service delivered exceeds all expectations.”

Audit Commission

The FCA Senior Managers and Certification Regime

As of July 2018, there are now new Prescribed Responsibilities for Conduct Rules under the Senior Managers and Certification Regime. Read more about this in our blog post:

What is the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, and How Will It Affect My Organisation?