Financial Probity Check and Regulatory Checks

Our knowledge and experience extends beyond the more traditional pre-employment screening to a range of other, more specialist background checks related to integrity and regulation.

Accurate intelligence is critical to making the right business decision so these services are designed to provide you with a level of confidence, helping to protect your company’s reputation and improve security in the workplace.

Many of these background checks, including the financial probity check, are required in regulated industries in order to comply with UK and international standards.

Regulatory checks

The range of regulatory checks we can carry out on your behalf include:

  • Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) register: confirms a candidate’s current status, past and present controlled functions and details of any disciplinary action.
  • UK sanctions/anti-money laundering check: to identify any sanctions or penalty measures put in place against an individual – checks include HM Treasury Lists, Bank of England, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), European Union, and Politically Exposed Person (PEP)
  • International sanctions/anti-terrorism check: search encompasses data from over 400 sources including all major sanctioning bodies including: Specially Designated Nationals (SDN), Terror Sanctions list, FBI Most Wanted List, World Bank Listing of Ineligible Individuals and many others.
  • Business interest/directorship: confirms if the candidate is, or was, a director, officeholder or shareholder of a business which may constitute a potential conflict of interest for the employer.