Why do I need financial services background checks?

When your employees manage finances as part of their role, it's essential that you've performed fit and proper FCA compliant background checks, to know if they're suitable for the role. But background screening doesn't have to be time consuming There's no excuse to cut corners in your employee onboarding process, or with your continual monitoring of existing employees.

With GBG KnowYourPeople, you won't have to wait weeks for paper-based checks to be returned. Our cloud-based background checking solution offers multiple checks that are fast and efficient, helping you get new applicants onboard fast, without exposing yourself to risk.

Don't wait until it's too late to start background checking your employees. Reduce the risk of breaching regulations and fines, mitigate loss and maintain your brand and reputation.

FCA approved financial services background checks

Right to Work Check

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Employee Identity Check

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Criminal Record Check

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Adverse Financial Check

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PEPs, Sanctions and Enforcement Check

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Employment Reference and Qualification Check

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Bank Account Check

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Read more about background checks for the financial sevices sector

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Financial Services Fact Sheet

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Why choose GBG for financial sector screening checks?


Neglecting to conduct FCA fit and proper background checks could leave your organisation vulnerable to recriminations, possible fines and reputational risk.


Our expert team of onboarding executives will help you ensure your carrying out the correct level of checks for your employees and that our system is configured to meet your processing requirements. Our dedicated Nottingham-based client care team will keep track of your applications and are always on hand to help with any questions.


Our financial services background screening solutions meet the FCA guidelines and include a Right to Work check, identity check and an adverse financial check, so you can rest assured that you're compliant.


Connections - we have direct links with Disclosures Scotland, DBS, credit reference agencies and the DVLA for fast and accurate criminal record and driving licence information.

How to get started

We’ll work with you to understand your challenges and provide the ideal solution.