Category: Remote onboarding

Digital identity: a toolkit for onboarding teams. (Part I – A question of identity)

Tony Machin

June 27, 2022

In this 4-part series, we share how we’re supporting businesses to help make onboarding and recruitment easier, faster and more secure.
Part 1: A question of identity – A quick 101 on digital identity verification including what it is, why it is important, and how it can make life a whole lot easier for HR professionals.

Digital Right to Work checks – all you need to know

Tony Machin

March 23, 2022

As you have probably heard, from 6th April the Government updated Right to Work guidance and launched a new digital Right to Work Scheme to further facilitate online Right to Work (RtW) checks. The digital Scheme allows employers to remotely verify the identity of people with applicable documents using an Identity Service Provider (IDSP). But, what are these changes and how do they affect you?

The end of Covid-adjusted Right to work checks: what’s changing and when?

Tony Machin

February 17, 2022

From 6th April 2022, the Home Office is due to introduce a permanent digital Scheme enabling employers and recruiters to use Identity Service Providers (IDSPs) to conduct remote identity checks for Right to Work (RtW) on their behalf.

Government announces plans to roll out digital identity checks through IDVT

Tony Machin

December 28, 2021

A joint announcement by the Home Office and Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) has confirmed plans to allow employers and landlords to use certified Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT) service providers to carry out digital identity checks on their behalf from April 2022.

Address verification what, why and how does it work?

David Park

November 4, 2021

Did you know that you can now add address verification as an option to our online verification service? But how can address verification support your customer onboarding?

Right to Work checks in an ever-changing world.

Tony Machin

March 10, 2021

For most ‘office-based’ employers, the last year has brought many unique challenges and has meant rapidly adapting to a new world of compliance with remote working and legislative uncertainty. But, as has been said, ‘adversity breeds creativity’. New and innovative technology, designed to overcome the problems of remote recruitment, can bring advantages to employers and help smooth uncertainty over post-Brexit employment checks.

What is KYC and why are online KYC checks good for small businesses

Tony Machin

March 8, 2021

With identity and financial fraud risks growing in an increasingly online, remote world, no business is safe from financial fraud. A recent poll from major accountancy firm BDO found that six in ten mid-sized businesses in the UK were hit by fraud in 2020, with an average loss totalling £245,000.

Remote Right to Study checks – could ‘remote checks’ be the new normal?

Tony Machin

August 6, 2020

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, we all saw an overnight switch from face-to-face to online. For the 2020 intake, verifying identity remotely became a new and unique challenge for many colleges and universities who quickly needed to find a way to confirm that the students they are enrolling are actually who they claim to be.

Remote identity checks: on-boarding your remote customers and staff more effectively.

David Park

June 30, 2020

Over the past few years at TrustID, we have seen a huge increase in the number of organisations turning to online identity verification services as a quick, reliable and scalable way to support remote identity checks. We’re pleased to now introduce new functionality, known as Guest Links, to further support this remote checking process.

Facial recognition software and passive liveness in identity verification

David Park

June 3, 2020

From May 2020, the TrustID Cloud service includes a facial recognition and liveness test option. But how can facial recognition support identity validation? We’ve created this overview of the service to help you find out more about what it means and how it could help your organisation with on-boarding.

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