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A wide selection of global checks available

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Reference Checks
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Employment History Check
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Credit Checks for Employment
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Academic Achievement Checks
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Automated ID Check
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Civil Check
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Psychometric Test For Employment
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The benefits of Veremark background checks

Fast turnaround times

Simple

A clean and simple digital experience with automated follow-ups provides a straightforward background screening solution to help employers define, understand and manage hiring risks.
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Responsive

Fully customisable and reliable background screening that can be tailored to any industry and role.  Manage your employment background checks with ease using our configurable platform. 
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No long contracts

Nothing about the Veremark platform is traditional, so why should our pricing be?  Instead, we offer background checks for employment on a pay-as-you-go basis. So you can request one check, or thousands. Either way, you're not locked in.​
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Dedicated Care

It's in how we design our product. And how we deliver our service​... Customer experience sits at the core of everything we do. Our global support team is at your beck and call to keep your company safe using our employee checking service. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week.
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Wide variety of checks

Choose from a comprehensive selection of online background checks for employment which can be used by all industries and sectors. This includes automated reference checks, identity checks, bankruptcy checks, civil background checks, credit checks for employment and so many more.
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Automated Platform

Our digital employee screening service provides real-time updates, integrates directly into your ATS or CRM and notifies you on the status of your checks, so you can stay informed and accelerate your time to hire.

Reference Check FAQs

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How is the new reference check process better?

The latest reference checks can be accessed from any mobile device, providing a much more convenient experience for the referee, and resulting in a higher response rate (up to 85%). Digital reference checks can also be carried out in an average turnaround time of 48 hours. As well as speed and convenience, the latest checks also result in richer data which can be proven, tracked, and protected via blockchain.

What happens during a reference check?

The pre-background checking process has changed massively in recent years, with a wealth of new checks contributing to further insights into candidates, reference checking was one of the earliest background checks, and almost all new employers look to past managers for insights into how candidates perform at work, and for confirmation of skills and professional achievements.

How have reference checks changed?

Digital technology allows prospective employers to delve much deeper into a candidate’s skills, and foster a better understanding of their communication levels, teamwork, and problem-solving abilities, as well as being faster and more convenient for the referee.

What do employers look for in a reference check?

Some employers ask for references from former employers, while others want to see references from past co-workers or managers. Some employers also ask for recommendations from previous clients or customers. The most common reference is someone who has worked with the candidate in a professional capacity.

Reference checking is an important part of the hiring process, but it's not just about finding out if someone has worked with someone before or whether they've been recommended by someone else. It's also about making sure that you're hiring somebody who will be a good fit for your company culture and work well with your team members and other employees.

What can't you ask during an employment reference check?

A lot of employers are not aware of what they can and cannot ask during an employment reference check. Here are some examples of what you shouldn't ask during an employment reference check.

1. Sexual orientation - You cannot ask about the sexual orientation of a candidate during an employment reference check because it is considered discriminatory.

2. Age - You cannot ask about the age of a candidate. Ageism is a form of discrimination.

3. Marital status - You cannot ask about the marital status of an individual, as this is also considered discriminatory.

Additionally, you can’t also ask the date of birth and whether they have children.

Background Check FAQ's

What background check do I need?
This depends on the industry and type of role you are recruiting for. To determine whether you need reference checks, identity checks, bankruptcy checks, civil background checks, credit checks for employment or any of the other background checks we offer, chat to our team of dedicated account managers.
Why should employers check the background of potential employees?
Many industries have compliance-related employment check requirements. And even if your industry doesn’t, remember that your staff have access to assets and data that must be protected. When you employ a new staff member you need to be certain that they have the best interests of your business at heart. Carrying out comprehensive background checking helps mitigate risk and ensures a safer hiring decision.
How long do background checks take?
Again, this depends on the type of checks you need. Simple identity checks can be carried out in as little as a few hours but a worldwide criminal background check for instance might take several weeks. A simple pre-employment check package takes around a week. Our account managers are specialists and can provide detailed information into which checks you need and how long they will take.
Can you do a background check online?
All Veremark checks are carried out online and digitally. This eliminates the need to collect, store and manage paper documents and information making the process faster, more efficient and ensures complete safety of candidate data and documents.
What are the benefits of a background check?
In a competitive marketplace, making the right hiring decisions is key to the success of your company. Employment background checks enables you to understand more about your candidates before making crucial decisions which can have either beneficial or catastrophic effects on your business.
What does a background check show?
Background checks not only provide useful insights into a candidate’s work history, skills and education, but they can also offer richer detail into someone’s personality and character traits. This gives you a huge advantage when considering who to hire. Background checking also ensures that candidates are legally allowed to carry out certain roles, failed criminal and credit checks could prevent them from working with vulnerable people or in a financial function.

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