Conducting an employee background check in the UK, is similar in many ways to the approach in other countries. Although, one of the main differences is that in the UK a DBS certificate (commonly known as a DBS check) is a key element to reduce risk for many companies. Carrying out a background check can be a complicated and lengthy process, but with Veremark's automated platform this can be achieved quicker, with less risk and is next to no work for your team.
Top 5 Most Commonly Requested Checks and Highest Discrepancy Rates in UK
According to Veremark's Annual Report 2022 (State of Hiring and Background Checks Discrepancies), the top five most commonly requested checks are:
- Employment Check - 19.45%
- National ID Check - 15.66%
- Academic Achievement - 11.75%
- Criminal Record Check - 11.75%
- Global Sanctions Check - 11.20%
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