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Let’s get back to basics – What you need to know background screening.


At CBS, background screening is at the heart of what we do, so in this blog post we wanted to go back to basics and discuss everything you need to know about background screening.

1. Level 1 Criminal Background Check Package
BASIC:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 1 Employment Verification (Most recent)

ADVANCED:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 1 Year Employment Verification
– Gap Employment Analysis

2. Level 2 Background Check Package
BASIC:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 2 Employment Verifications
– Credit Report and Address Verification
– Highest Qualification Verification

ADVANCED:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 3 Year Employment Verification
– Gap Employment Analysis
– Credit Report and Address Verification
– Highest Qualification Verification
– Directorship Check

3. Level 3 Criminal Background Check Package
BASIC:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 2 Employment Verifications
– Credit Report and Address Verification
– Highest Qualification Verification

ADVANCED:
– Basic Criminal Disclosure
– ID Validation & Rights to Work
– 3 Year Employment Verification
– Gap Employment Analysis
– Credit Report and Address Verification
– Highest Qualification Verification
– Professional Qualification & Membership Verification
– Directorship Check

Further checks for background screening can be performed:
– BS7558 Security Screening
– BPSS Security Clearance Checks
– FCA Screening
– PCI DSS Compliance Service

Background screening is needed in various situations where organisations need to evaluate the trustworthiness and qualifications of an individual. Some of the common scenarios requiring background screening are:

  1. Employment
  2. Volunteering
  3. Tenant Applications
  4. Professional Licensing
  5. Security Clearances
  6. Financial Transactions:

 

The level required may depend on the organisation, industry, and applicable legal regulations. It is important for employers and organisations to carefully evaluate the any risk and responsibilities associated with a position needed a background check to determine the appropriate level.

Background screening is used across a range of industries to ensure the safety, security, and suitability of individuals in different roles. While the specific requirements may vary depending on industry regulations and the nature of the position, some industries we most commonly service are:

  1. Healthcare Settings
  2. Education Settings
  3. Financial Services
  4. Government and Public Sector Roles
  5. Transportation and Logistics Sector
  6. Childcare Services
  7. Hospitality Businesses
  8. Non-profit and Volunteer Organisations

 

Here at CBS, we understand that PEOPLE are central to every successful organisation. So attracting the right people, recruiting them, and then ensuring they stay is one of the top priorities for organisations and many are using employment screening strategies to help them do just that. That’s why we can help you manage the risks involved in recruitment, allowing you to employ the right people, for the right roles, faster.

If you want to explore our screening services in more details, click here to find out more! Or, give us a call today, one of our experts is always on hand to help you. Contact us on 01443 799900 or email us at info@cbscreening.co.uk to find out more.

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