uCheck provide a self-serve online solution to allow companies to screen job applicants. For example to check if they have a criminal record, or whether their driving license is valid.
The law in the UK requires that companies check their job applicants for roles working with vulnerable people, such as children or the elderly. This is to avoid employing people who could cause harm.
Some companies may decide to request further checks to reduce employment risks.
The service is used by professional personnel involving in recruiting, including recruitment agencies and human resources staff within businesses.
The target audience are generally using the service as part of their recruitment process, they wish to minimise the time spent and hassle involved in this everyday task.
The USP of uCheck is providing a single system that can provide several different types of checks. The main checks offered are:
• DBS Checks (criminal record check)
• DVLA check (driving license)
• Right to work (legally able to work in the UK)
• Credit (adverse credit check)