Pre-Employment Background Checks
- An employer may choose to undertake certain pre-employment checks:
- Right to work in UK
- Criminal checks
- Health Checks
- Credit Checks
- Check Membership to a register (lawyers to Solicitors Regulatory Authority, Accountant to Chartered Institute, Financial Services Authority)
- Check Qualifications
- Social Media searches
- Check no outstanding restrictions apply.
- Employers must follow data protection rules when handling information on job applicants.