1. For senior managers, there is a mandatory requirement to perform criminal background checks; and
2. Under the certification regime, there is a requirement to re-certify individuals at least once a year. Whilst this in itself does not create a mandatory requirement to perform background checks, this does increase the profile of the ongoing fitness and proprietary review process and – hence – the option of performing the background checks.
To help our clients navigate these new background check requirements we have partnered with Vero Screening to produce SMCR Checks