Our Solutions

Our Solutions

  • How long does your referencing take? 
  • Have you ever had to dismiss someone post-employment? 
  • Have you ever had to delay a start date?

NorthgateArinso’s people checking service helps you to perform background checks on new recruits (and existing employees) to confirm that they are who they say they are, have the experience and qualifications they claim to have and are eligible to work in this country. Performing background checks before you commit to hiring someone will save you valuable time and money.


PeopleChecking solutions include:


Criminal Record Check

It is important to check existing or potential employees’ background not only for roles which involve working with children. For example, think of the risk implications of hiring someone in accounts payable who turns out to have a criminal history of data theft or money laundering.

Click here to find out how the PeopleChecking service can help you to reference check your employees and detect any lies
Passport Check

Since February 2008, UK businesses face a £10,000 fine for each employee who does not have the right to work in the UK. Persistent and or knowing offenders face a custodial sentence of up to 2 years.

Click here to find out how PeopleChecking can help you to avoid such fines by checking your existing or potential  employees’ have the Right to Work in the UK.
Driving Licence Check

According to a poll by MORI, 71% of employers have encountered lies on CVs. Employees could also be lying about holding a valid driver’s licence.

Click here to find out how PeopleChecking can help you check whether potential or existing employees have valid drivers’ licences and also if  any endorsements are held.
Reference Check

“71% of employers have encountered lies on CV”

Click here to find out how PeopleChecking can help you to reference check your employees and detect any lies
Standard Identity and Financial Check 

‘50% of UK employers withdrew job offers/dismissed someone in the last year for misrepresenting themselves’  (CIPD 2008).

Click here to find out how the PeopleChecking can help you to background check your employees and detect any lies


Academic qualification check

Competitive labour market makes jobseekers more likely to lie about their skills and qualifications

Click here to find out how PeopleChecking can help you to background check your employees and detect any lies
Professional Membership Check

HR professionals and recruiters have been warned to be on their guard as 24% of jobseekers are prepared to lie in interviews and 15% would exaggerate their skills and qualifications.

Click here to find out how PeopleChecking can help you to verify your existing or potential employees’ qualifications.