Screening employees in the
CAW CONSULTANCY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS LTD
AFFORDABLE CONSULTANCY WITH A TWIST..........
Why screen employee’s?
In most cases if you do not complete the screening process then your insurance is
It protects you from taking on the wrong employees which in turn protects your
Gives your customers peace of mind
Legal Compliance for example rights to work checks
Protects against tribunal cases
Reassures employees they are working for a “proper company”
Requirement of sector accreditations
Requirement on tenders
BEFORE YOU DEPLOY YOUR NEW
EMPLOYEE YOU SHOULD....
Confirm five years work history confirmations via phone (these must be confirmed
in writing within 12 weeks/ 16 with directors sign off)
Take copies of original documents and write on them “original seen copy taken”
Confirm personal references (these must be confirmed in writing within 12 weeks/
16 with directors sign off)
Complete SIA Licence check and credit check (if more that 10k bad credit then a
director sign off is required
What else should you do with your new
Ensure that your new staff have the required documentation for example job description, contract,
induction paperwork etc
Send your new recruit your company handbook and all policies either via email with read receipt or
ask them to sign once they have read them.
It is important to test the knowledge of your new recruits this can be done in many ways for example
question and answer session or even a short test
Understand any difficulties your new employees could face and you will need to recruit less
Loyal, happy staff produce the best results so ensure that you hold a professional, structured
induction with a clear outline of the new recruits possible advances to ensure they buy into the vision
Five year work history confirmed verbally writing with gaps covered as per standard
(within 12 weeks)
Personal reference confirmed verbally and in writing (within 12 weeks)
Correct ID (passport, driving licence, utility bills etc)
Credit check (Director can sign off risk)
SIA Licence check on SIA website
Skills needs analysis, induction and training programme constructed
All required documentation completed and uniform signed for.
Recommended to complete mystery shop after eight weeks of employment