5 Reasons Why Businesses Need A Background Checking Solution
BACKGROUND CHECKING SOFTWARE
It’s important now more than ever for businesses to have a comprehensive background checking solution to handle recruitment employee screening.
Without a clear solution, businesses risk their processes not being thorough or compliant. Here are 5 key reasons why businesses need to have a background checking solution:
There are 32 million people in employment in the UK, with 28 million being UK nationals and 3.5 million being Non-UK nationals.
With so many workers in the UK, businesses need to be able to screen and vet candidates effectively from different backgrounds, circumstances, qualifications and work histories.
Having an all-in-one solution allows your business to be confident in your processes and in the candidates you hire.
Background checking software ensures business are employing people who are legally able to work in the UK.
With an estimated 500,000 illegal migrants living in the UK, it’s paramount that businesses know the immigration and work status of potential employees. This prevents against the possibility of employing illegal workers and breaking UK law.
3. FRAUD AND FORGERY
With the amount of fraud committed in the UK increasing, businesses need to be able to detect discrepancies, forged documents and fraudulent applications.
Background checking software allows you to detect fraudulent and forged applications, ensuring your business is dealing with authentic documents and materials throughout the hiring process.
Having a compliant background checking solution is essential for all businesses, but particularly for those that work with children or in the healthcare sector.
Over 9 million people in the UK have criminal records with over 880,000 CCJs being issued.
Ensuring you have a stringent background vetting and DBS checks in place ensures your business is doing all it can to protect those it works with and ensure the safety of all who deal with your business.
Research has shown that 1 in 3 people lie on their CV. With a complete background checking solution, you can be safe in the knowledge successful candidates are honest and truthful in their applications.
This also allows you to screen untruthful candidates effectively by checking their employment and education histories for inconsistencies and discrepancies.
The best way to ensure your company’s employee vetting practices are thorough and legally sound is to use a comprehensive and automated screening software system.
PASS Software controls every aspect of the background check process for your new employees, ensuring total compliance with maximum efficiency and consistency. Talk to us today about how our Personnel Automated Screening Software can help your business identify the most suitable candidates and get them work-ready.