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Here at CAW consultancy we understand the importance of screening potential employees, minimising the risk from individuals that may take advantage of employment for their own personal gain. 

All our screening and vetting procedures are in line with the established best practice British Standard 7858:2019, Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment code of practice, published by the British Standards Institution and used by many businesses as part of their recruitment process. 


Screening & Vetting of Employees to BS 7858 - Prices Start from £70.00

 CAW Consultancy can plan, design and complete your screening and vetting in a way that is personal to your business. We can integrate your existing HR documentation and procedures with our own to produce an easy to maintain effective system, or we can supply our own system at no extra cost.

All the pre-employment checks will be carried out within 48 Hours of us receiving the information. We will then hold in-depth telephone interviews with all references, both personal and professional, complete full credit reports, Licence checks and Right to Work checks. Following this we will provide you with a status update before completing all other required checks.

As well as meeting our own screening standards, we are fully compliant with screening and vetting requirements including:

  • BS7858:2019
  • The Data Protection Act of 1998
  • The Home Office Security Industry Authority Approved Contractors.Scheme
  • ISO 9001:2015, SIA ACS, NSI Gold etc 

A range of checks can be delivered by us, including:

  • Criminal record checking
  • Right to work confirmation
  • Journalist checks
  • Multi-year employment checks
  • Character and educational references
  • Academic and professional qualifications or memberships
  • Directorships
  • Internet and public domaine searches 
  • ID verification (VISA, work permits, .......passports)
  • Residency verification (UK and abroad)
  • Credit checks
  • Driving licence checks
  • CCJs (County Court Judgments and Bankruptcies)
  • POVA Checks
  • LIST 99 Checks

We employ a team of highly trained and experienced staff to deliver both standard screening services standards and bespoke packages according to each individual customer need.

These screening standards complement a range of processes, including:

  • Screening for general recruitment and promotion
  • Screening of temporary staff, contractors and supplier staff
  • TUPE transfers
  • Identity pass application.

Our Service is fast, efficient, reliable and we will beat any quote in the UK!


Screening and Vetting Training to BS 7858 - Prices Start from £150

The importance of effective screening within the security business sector is paramount. It is a fundamental requirement, for those wishing to comply with BS7858:2019 and other industry codes of practice, to operate a stringent pre-employment vetting system. CAW Consultancy offers the Competency programme for members of your organisation who wish to carry out screening and vetting to BS 7858.

Who is the programme for?

Screening personnel and other Human Resource professionals with screening responsibility and trainers wishing to deliver the programme in-house.

What does the programme cover?

This course covers all areas related to the sensitive and critical area of security screening. 

Topics include:

  • The importance of accurate screening
  • Collecting data for screening the prospective employee
  • Procedures relating to screening
  • Necessary documentation
  • The statutory declaration
  • Legislation affecting the process
  • BS7858:2012

Credit Check Your Staff to comply with BS 7858:2019 - Prices start from £25.00 each

Do you require credit checks to help screen your staff and help reduce risk, but don't want to purchase bundles of hundreds of credit checks at once?

We have the solution let us conduct your credit checks on your behalf (through Credit safe) and email you a full credit check, any adverse public data including:

  • Bankruptcies
  • Insolvencies
  • CCJ's

Who are Credit safe? 

Credit safe are one of the UK's leading consumer credit agencies. Credit Safe work with carefully selected partners to produce intelligent data solutions for businesses and consumers.

What are the benefits of Consumer Credit Reports? 

Scores enabling you to make decisions based on their background, fully integrated into the Credit safe system reduce the risk of fraud These reports help you and your customers avoid the threat of Identity Fraud one of the fastest growing financial crime in the UK

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