Screening Services

Pre-employment screening and compliance services protecting you from risk

Knowing you’ve made the right recruitment decision is important. Outsource your pre-employment vetting to Reed Screening and we’ll support you with a team of professionals committed to protecting your business from reputational and financial risk.

We’re dedicated to implementing screening processes that save our clients time and money. Clients have saved up to £20,000 per year on their screening process by switching to Reed Screening and had their time to vet reduced by as much as 50%.

We are one of the UK’s largest pre-employment screening businesses with over 140 screening specialists, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every year, we complete over 350,000 end-to-end candidate vetting checks, over 170,000 references and over 60,000 police checks. In addition, we have 50+ years of recruitment experience to draw on, making us experts in the recruitment journey.

We’ve also developed our own bespoke online application system Xchecker. Using this application means all the required information for the entire screening process can be captured in a single form, saving you time and resource.

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It’s essential that organisations protect themselves with a high quality pre-employment screening process. We offer peace of mind so you can recruit the best talent, without the risk.
Keith Rosser - Director

Our expertise

We know the importance of providing a service that meets ever-changing professional and regulatory standards, which is why we stay at the forefront of industry developments. We’re are the only recruitment company to be a member of ECHO (Employers Cooperating with the Home Office) and CIFAS, the UK’s independent fraud prevention service.

​Keith Rosser
, Director of Reed Screening, also holds positions as the Chair of APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies), NAPBS (National Association of Professional Background Screeners), CIFAS and SAFERjobs. Working with these organisations Keith has become a trusted advisor to UK government and in 2018 was honoured at Buckingham Palace for his services to the labour market. 

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Our screening services

We’ve developed our screening services to protect you from risk. Employment legislation is always changing and we keep you up to date. We work with you to create a package of checks relevant to your organisation. Our package includes:

  • Right to work/identity checks (including fraudulent passport checks)
  • Referencing
  • Qualification checks
  • Professional registration checks
  • CIFAS checks
  • Criminal record checks (Disclosure Scotland, Access NI and Disclosure and Barring Service, formally CRB checks)

Other services include List 99 checks, PVG checks, occupational health checks, credit checks (including defaults, CCJs and bankruptcies), sanctions checks, directorship checks, media checks, DVLA checks and many more. Please contact us for a full list of checks.

​We use our knowledge and experience to recommend the background screening package that best suits your needs.

As part of our commitment to reducing risk, we offer additional services, including bespoke audit programmes, training and consultancy.

To find out how our pre-employment screening and compliance services can benefit your organisation, get in touch today.