Business people walking in the office corridorThe Inkerman Group has been established in the security sector for almost twenty years and is extremely experienced in meeting the screening standard BS7858:2012. This is enforced by the Security Industry Authority, who has brought in a number of changes across the industry to maintain a consistent level of service. The BS7858 standard is designed to ensure that only candidates with high levels of integrity are hired to the positions of responsibility and trust. The SIA has undergone a number of changes recently and The Inkerman Group can help make sure that your company remains compliant and up-to-date.

A BS7858:2012 screening would involve:

• Identity and right to work checks
• SIA licence verification
• Residency and credit checks plus linked addresses
• 5 year written employment history including gap verification for those in excess of 30 days
• Written personal references
• Qualifications and professional memberships checks
• Criminal record (standard disclosure)