BS7858 security screening is a code of practice set by the BSI which provides an employment screening standard for companies looking to meet the high standards required for candidates working in a secure or high-risk environment.
While BS7858 is specifically designed for the security industry, its rigorous standards can be adopted by other industries and organisations that wish to ensure the integrity and reliability of their staff, especially when they have access to sensitive data, locations, or assets
A Basic DBS check helps ensure an individual has no unspent convictions, enhancing trust and safety in recruitment and decision-making processes.
An ID Check verifies the identity of an individual. ID checks are carried out to prevent fraud, check for illegal activity and fundamentally confirm that the person is who they claim to be.
This check confirms a person's legal right to work status. Failing to carry out sufficient right to work checks can result in fines and penalties, which can ultimately damage a company’s reputation.
This check verifies the employment history of an individual. The purpose of this check is to ensure that the information provided by the candidate regarding their previous employment is accurate and truthful.
This check includes PEP (Politically Exposed Person) and Sanctions, Court and Insolvency information, CIFAs (Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance) and Watchlist checks. It ensures regulatory compliance, manages potential reputational damage, and allows businesses to make informed decisions about whom they associate with.
Plus – many of our screening checks are performed immediately, including our automated digital identity verification which removes the need for you to meet, check, upload and handle candidate documents.
Let us do the work for you when it comes to vetting your candidates to the highest level. Our job is to alleviate the time and stress associated with screening your staff so you can focus on what you do best. Plus, if you have an urgent appointment or need an expedited BS7858 security screening service, just let us know. We can advise on the quickest possible turnaround times to ensure you’re good to go.