HM Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

Introduced by Government in 2006 BPSS is the employee screening standard used for anyone working within or on behalf of a government department. This includes members of the armed forces, contractors and those working in the communications, energy and finance sectors. It is the basic entry-level standard that anyone working with the government is expected to comply to.

BPSS checks

To meet the standard the following checks need to be completed: -

Identity & Right to Work checks
Residency Verification (UK and abroad)
5 or 10 year Employment checks
Academic Qualifications
Standard Criminality check
Two Character references

We are proud to offer faster turnaround times than the industry standard for HM BPSS check.

The above checks are recommended minimum checks that should take place for most roles. There are some detailed industry or role-specific services you may be interested in utilising in addition to the checks mentioned above and we will be happy to discuss these with you.