British Standard (BS 7858)

BS7858 is the security industry code of practice for the screening of employees where the security or safety of people, goods or property is a requirement of the employing organisation.

This check includes:

  • Financial & Address Check – 5 Year Address Verification, Bankruptcy and CCJ information.
  • Basic Level Criminal Record Check (Basic CRC) – Unspent convictions, conducted either through The DBS, Disclosure Scotland or AccessNI
  • 5 Year History Check – References are obtained in writing for all periods of education, employment, self-employment and unemployment. All gaps over 31 days within the 5 year vetting period are verified.
  • One Character Reference – Confirmation in writing, from individuals with personal knowledge of the individual being security screened.

Turnaround time: 10-20 working days