Employment Verification

We provide screening employment services, which include verification, criminal record, and background checks. This service is available for any clients who wish to employ on a direct or permanent basis. 

Depending on the clients requirements IC can provide variable pre-employment screening services, including:

  • Internet Mining
  • Background Checks
  • Criminal Record Checks
  • Security Training
  • Security Audits and Consultancy


What is pre-employment screening?

Pre-employment screening is also known as vetting or background checking. It is usually carried out on new job applicants but is also legally required for some roles such as those working with children or vulnerable adults. This can be done for national and international people. Please contact us for more information.

As IT fraud in Cyber Security is always on the increase these are the key benefits of employment verification:

  • Reduction on staff turnover and employment costs
  • Avoidance of fines e.g. for employing illegal workers
  • Demonstrate your duty of care to current staff
  • Reduction of petty theft and fraud
  • Comply with legislation e.g. DBS, Government Baseline
  • Personnel Screening standard and BS7858
  • Safeguard organisational image and brand
  • Reduction of infiltration risks (terrorists/activists)
  • Protection of data, intellectual property and information
  • Demonstrate to clients and suppliers your commitmentto protecting their information
  • Strict screening processes will deter undesirable applicants
  • Allows you to manage specific risks
  • Protection of stakeholders’ interests
  • Hire better quality personnel

Other Benefits

Save Time

We will save you time, our turnaround times are industry leading. Our processes save busy HR staff 20-30 minutes per candidate.

Save Money

We will save you money by freeing up your time to carry out more high priority tasks. It is more cost effective to use us than to have a costly in-house team.

Peace of Mind

We ensure that all checks are conducted diligently, with 24/7 monitoring using a fully audited, date/time/operator stamped process. Externally audited certification provides quality and security reassurance.

Reduce Risks

We protect you against those that do not have your interests at heart, creating a safer and more productive working environment. We provide off the shelf or bespoke screenings to reduce your risks.

Key checks often include

Right to Work (Immigration Status).
Identity Check, checking true identity
Criminal Record Check.
Identity Check, checking true identity

How long do they take?

This depends upon the volume of checks each agency is processing. Basic checks aim to complete within 10 working days. Standard and Enhanced checks take 10 working days on average, although paper based applications generally take 2 - 4 weeks.