Verify Potential Employees Online

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Check A Job Applicant's Identity Online

Any employer large or small needs to verify potential employees in order to find out whether their employees have a right to work. As experts in online identity verification, we cannot stress enough the importance of pre-employment checks.

There are legal requirements for employers to check the credentials of potential employees. If adequate checks are not carried out and an employer takes on someone who does not have the right to work they can be fined up to £20,000 for each illegal employee.

Verify Potential Employees to Prevent Internal Fraud

Whilst it’s important to keep records of the people being employed to stay within the law, it’s also important to ensure that any employee recruited is who they say they are.

Employing someone who has bought a fake ID online may expose an employer to someone who has a higher risk of committing internal fraud or has concealed the fact that they are on the sex offenders register.

The cost of internal fraud can be devastating financially with the true cost to the organisation up to four times greater than the monetary loss itself.  According to CIFAS (custodian of a UK fraud database) in their report Employee Fraud: The Enemy Within it warned that "The lack of employee recruitment checks and controls in some organisations lies at the heart of the employee fraud problem.  They are the first line of defence in stopping the criminals placing individuals inside your organisation.”

How Selifed Can Help With Online Employee Verification

Selified provides a quick and easy approach to helping employers prevent internal fraud with ID verification.

We can check the validity of a potential employee's ID documents prior to employment, which helps to ensure that employers only deal with people who are who they say they are and do not waste the time of key resources in the recruitment process on bogus candidates. It provides employers with a

It provides employers with a cost-effective solution to verify potential employees remotely, prior to completing any right to work checks.