Identity Theft costs the UK economy over £1.2 billion per year
Identity theft and ID cloning are on the rise within the UK and are a very common method for dishonest candidates to manipulate the system. With BackCheck’s credit enquiry with electoral roll and ID verification service, we are able to verify ID against multiple sources, and cross reference the results against information obtained through other employment checks conducted, and with the candidates CV.
In addition to providing proof of identity, the credit enquiry will disclose any County Court Judgments, bankruptcies, administration orders, and insolvencies present on an individual’s credit file.
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Desperate people may do desperate things. If a prospective candidate is in poor financial shape, there may be an increased likelihood that they will commit internal theft. Many security professionals will attest that most perpetrators of internal theft have poor financial backgrounds.
With the CIPD publishing that 39% of workers report concerns about just making ends meet and 38% are concerned about having enough money for day-to-day spending, now it is more important than ever to check the financial background of your recruits.
24% of candidates have a discrepancy in their Credit Enquiry, Electoral Roll and ID Verification