What is a financial probity check?

A financial probity check is a review of all publicly held financial information about you. The check is performed to identify any previous or existing County Court Judgments (CCJs), Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) or bankruptcies. Please note that this check does not constitute what is commonly referred to as a ‘credit check’ as this information is not generally required as part of the pre-employment screening process.

This check will have a ‘soft footprint’ on your credit history (meaning credit companies will be aware that a check has been made, but not by whom). However, this will not negatively affect your credit score in any way. Visit our Screening Services page to find out more.

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