Category: Fraud prevention
June 21, 2018
As you probably know, every employer has a legal duty to prevent illegal working and is required to undertake pre-employment immigration checks on all staff to ensure that they have the right to work in the UK. But if your recruits claim to be British or EU nations, do you really need to make Right to Work checks?
February 6, 2018
Our expert team here is often asked lots of questions about the details of false identity documents, around how they are manufactured and distributed and what happens when they spot one. So, in this blog, we’re going to talk about the quality of false documents that our client helpdesk encounters and how our ID checking systems can help according to the likely level of risk.
November 21, 2017
Aligning DBS checks with Right to Work checks makes sense to me, as this aligns guidance for businesses and should make it easier to know what identity documents to request. Also, the first, critical step in both processes is, of course, ensuring that the person you’re checking is who they say they are.
June 15, 2017
Fluent Money, the UK’s largest secured loan distributor, recently thwarted an attempt by a fraudster to obtain a loan using a fake driving licence thanks to electronic ID verification. In this blog, we talk to Tim Wheeldon, COO, and Stuart Almond, Group Compliance Director at Fluent Money about why they introduced ID scanning technology and how it works in their business.
June 6, 2017
Fraud is such a pervasive crime with each industry susceptible to different types of fraud schemes and few more so than Insurance companies, particularly due to the advent of online policies. In this guest blog, Jill Battley CFE, a Director of TrustID with extensive investigative fraud experience, shares a summary of a genuine fraud case in the insurance sector, exploring the background, the risks, the result and what steps could be taken to prevent it.
April 21, 2017
In an industry that’s all about people, it’s critical that you know that a candidate is who they say they are. Most recruitment businesses will have a process in place for making identity checks, but a manual process can be time-consuming and inconsistent. Read on to find out how an ID scanning system could benefit your recruitment business.
August 11, 2016
With the number of fake passports seized at UK borders reaching a five-year high and high-profile stories of ‘illegal workers’ hitting the press, such as the tale of Byron Burgers, many companies may be concerned about their own screening and on-boarding process. In our guest blog, Abbie Pullman, Head of Talent Management at Off to Work, the UK’s leading event staffing solutions, consultancy, recruitment and training academy, shares her ‘Top 10 Tips’ for protecting a business from the risks of illegal workers.
February 23, 2016
Oxford City Council have been scanning and verifying identity documents with our technology since June 2014 and, in that time, they have captured well over 10,000 scans. They use our scanning technology in customer-facing areas as well as within their HR team. A recent visit to Oxford City Council, gave me a real insight into how our technology can help.
January 25, 2016
We have had a couple of noteworthy document referrals here at TrustID and, as it happens, they both came from NHS Trusts. For me, they really showcase how effective identity document verification can be in different scenarios facing the NHS and I thought they would be interesting to share.