Background screening designed for the finance sector

Make safe, compliant hiring decisions with the help of Veremark’s background screening

I am very happy about the move to Veremark. It was the best decision we could have made.


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In the highly-regulated and risk-sensitive financial industry, maintaining compliance and ensuring the integrity of your workforce is so important.

By conducting comprehensive background checks, your business gains the ability to make safe, compliant, and informed hiring decisions and protect itself from risks and liabilities.

Helps you meet your compliance requirements with 40+ different checks

The most-used background checks used by our customers in the finance/fintech space

Minimise risk with detailed insights into your candidates

Take the load off your busy hiring department

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300,000 checks

carried out quickly and efficiently by Veremark over the past year

1,500,000 hours

saved by outsourcing checks to Veremark checks in the past 12 months

Seamless integration with existing hiring software

Plug our award-winning background screening software into your existing hiring workflows with Veremark's super-fast RESTful API.

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Data protection by design

Vault-like security with ISO and SOC2 certification

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The candidate experience now is the difference between night and day. It’s so easy to do - a process that works for the candidate as they only have to provide information once. We’re now often contacted now by people saying "I’ve never had an experience like that".

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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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