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Employees who need to be approved or accredited by a regulatory body can often represent a greater risk to the employer and therefore require higher levels of screening.

There are many regulated positions, especially in the financial sector, where screening is a mandatory process for recruitment. Screening candidates who require regulatory approval often means a more in-depth level of vetting.

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) screening is a detailed look into an individual’s background to ensure an applicant is ‘fit and proper’ to carry out the job role they are applying for.

FCA screening is determined through a number of different background checks under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, and is part of a strict recruitment procedure for these specific industries.

If you’d like to learn more about FCA clearance screening or to apply for any of the checks we offer here at CBS please contact us today on 01443 799 900 or email CBSReferencingTeam@CBscreening.co.uk to speak to one of our trained advisors.


“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


UK Electoral roll, UK CCJs, IVAs and Bankruptcies
Credit Report & ID Validation
Financial sanctions check against HM Treasury
UK Directorships and disqualifications
5 Year 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)


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