Legal Services

Safeguard your legal services firm with APCS's comprehensive background checks. Our criminal record, digital identity, and right to work checks help you mitigate risks and protect your reputation. Partner with us for expertise, efficiency, and peace of mind.
Legal Services

Protecting Your Reputation and Clients with APCS

In the legal services sector, trust is paramount. Your clients rely on your expertise, integrity, and discretion to handle their most sensitive legal matters. As such, it is crucial to ensure that every member of your team upholds the highest standards of professionalism and ethics. At APCS, we understand the unique challenges faced by legal services firms when it comes to recruiting and maintaining a reliable workforce. Our comprehensive background check services are designed to help you mitigate risks and protect your firm’s reputation.

The Importance of Criminal Record Checks in Legal Services

When hiring new employees for your legal services firm, it is essential to conduct thorough criminal record checks. These checks can reveal any past convictions or cautions that may impact an individual’s suitability for a role within your organisation. By partnering with APCS, you gain access to a range of DBS checks tailored to your specific needs:

  • Basic DBS Checks: These checks disclose an applicant’s unspent convictions or conditional cautions, providing a foundation for informed hiring decisions across all job roles and sectors.

  • Standard DBS Checks: Some roles may be eligible for a Standard DBS check which reveal both spent and unspent convictions and cautions. This comprehensive overview allows you to assess an individual’s fitness for a specific position within your firm.

  • Enhanced DBS Checks: In a few cases, a particular role may be eligible for an Enhanced DBS check. This check include the same information as standard checks, along with any additional relevant information held by local police forces.

Streamlining the Verification Process with Digital Identity Checks

In addition to criminal record checks, verifying the identity of potential employees is a critical step in the hiring process. Traditional methods of identity verification can be time-consuming and prone to human error. APCS offers cutting-edge Digital Identity Checks that streamline the process, allowing applicants to securely upload their documents via smartphone and provide a real-time face match. This innovative solution not only saves time but also eliminates the risk of forged documents, ensuring that you have a clear and accurate picture of each candidate’s identity.

Ensuring Compliance with Digital Right to Work Checks

As a legal services firm, it is your responsibility to ensure that all employees have the right to work in the UK. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in significant fines and damage to your reputation. APCS’s Digital Right to Work Checks simplify the process of verifying the eligibility of employees, ensuring compliance with UK Home Office regulations. By embracing digital identity verification for UK and Irish citizens, you can streamline your employee vetting process and focus on what matters most: providing exceptional legal services to your clients.

The APCS Advantage: Expertise, Efficiency, and Peace of Mind

Choosing APCS as your background check partner means benefiting from our extensive expertise in the legal services sector. Our team understands the unique challenges and requirements faced by law firms, and we work closely with you to develop a bespoke screening solution that meets your specific needs. With our efficient, secure, and comprehensive services, you can make informed hiring decisions with confidence, knowing that you have taken every step to protect your firm and your clients.

Don’t leave your firm’s reputation to chance. Partner with APCS today and experience the peace of mind that comes with knowing your team is comprised of trustworthy, qualified professionals. Our commitment to excellence and attention to detail ensure that you can focus on delivering the highest quality legal services, secure in the knowledge that your firm is protected by the most thorough background checks in the industry.