Corporate Research and Investigations Limited (CRI® Group) is delighted to unveil our place at the 2022 PBSA Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference in Virginia, USA.
The PBSA Mid-Year Legislative & Regulatory Conference is convened each year in the spring with a large emphasis on law, legislature, training, and compliance associated topics in correlation to the background screening industry. This specific conference offers insight and support for everyone across a range of industries at all levels in the operative hierarchy. Every attendee is guaranteed to leave this conference equipped with significant data and resources to advance them in their individual corporate objectives. It is standard for the Exhibition Hall to be packed with industry affiliates and experts showcasing their goods and services and is an excellent prospect for you to educate yourself about the most recent industry manufactured goods and services that can be used to enrich your organisations stance on conducting background screening.
Who are the PBSA?
The Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) is an association that originated in 2003 as a means of progressing brilliance in the screening vocation through encouraging the use of background screening companies when conducting checks on the likes of employees and occupants and presently platforms the abilities of more than 900 member firms around the globe; they diverge from Fortune 100 corporations to smaller, regional organisations that perform masses of employment and tenant background checks each year as a portion of the hiring and leasing process. The PBSA does this by determining and supporting the maximum degree of integrity and execution standards for the experts in this profession.
What is a background check?
A background check is data which is recorded on a single individual which is brought about at the point of evaluation when verifying their suitability for a role or board. Proprietors ascertain what elements to incorporate in the background check – this is generally built on the trade, location, or housing unit. These elements may include facets such as criminal history data, public records, motorist data, employment records, scholastic information, license authentication, credit information and reference checks. Background checks may also include drug testing, a physical, and even psychological evaluations or assessments. To decide which elements may be included in a background check, candidates are urged to discuss matters with their prospective managers and property administrators.
CRI® is certified by British Standard Institute BSI for the scope of BS 7858:2019 Screening of individuals working in a secure environment, Code of practice and BS 102000:2018 Code of practice for the provision of investigative services. The BSI is the only BS 7858 accredited background screening services provider in the UAE and across the Middle East. Find out more about the BS 7858:2019 below or download the free playbook.
Why conduct background checks?
Background checks are completed for numerous occasions – this is comprehensive of compliance with accommodation, certification as well as employment rules and regulations. Additionally, background checks can be used to diminish workplace hostility, fraud, larceny, and theft; organisations have an obligation to safeguard their personnel, customers, and the community by directing their efforts to completing their due diligence and accordingly completing a background check on candidates to alleviate perils in homes and workplaces.
The pros of using a specialist third-party service to oversee background checks are countless. All-inclusive background checks are best performed by industry experts who understand where to find and confirm employee data vacillating from criminal, education and employment history records checks to verification of credentials, training, certifications, and other important info claimed by the employee or candidate.
Proprietors tend to employ background checks as a means of generating educated employment decisions by mitigating the risk in selecting the wrong candidate by preserving highly competent candidates for roles in their organisation and thereby reducing their employee turnover rate. These are just a few of the advantages of conducting a background check. Find out more about the significance of conducting a background check below or download the free brochure.
It is an honour for us to be a part of a conference that extends to and facilitates so many organisations across the globe; more information on the event will be released soon so keep your eye out for our updates! We hope to see you there.
About CRI® Group
Corporate Research and Investigations Limited, or CRI® Group for short, has been safeguarding businesses from fraud, bribery and corruption since 1990. Globally, we are a leading Compliance and Risk Management company licensed and incorporated entity of the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Qatar Financial Center (QFC). CRI® protects businesses by establishing the legal compliance, financial viability, and integrity levels of outside partners, suppliers and customers seeking to affiliate with your business. Based in London, United Kingdom, CRI® is a global company with experts and resources located in key regional marketplaces across the Asia Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, North and South America. Our global team can support your organisation anywhere in the world.