September 2019

By |2019-10-04T15:40:00+01:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: DBS, Pre Employment (BPSS), Vetting|Tags: , , |

DBS Fee Reduction Good news to all. As of 1st October, the Disclsure and Barring Service are reducing their processing fees for all Basic, Standard and DBS fees. Along with reducing our fees now we are e-Bulk registered, this is a significant reduction in the amount clients will be paying for an DBS [...]

July 2019

G Cloud 11

By |2019-10-04T15:15:42+01:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Gcloud11, Pre Employment (BPSS), Vetting, Vetting Software|Tags: , , , , |

G-Cloud 11 Software Vendor status awarded Cataphract have been awarded a place on G-Cloud 11, being the only provider of Security Vetting and Pre employment screening software, combined with Vetting Services (interviews, vetting management). Now the vetting platform combines inbuilt Digital DBS Checks (e-Bulk), the platform can scale and enable the clients or [...]

April 2018

Background Checks – Our methods and thoughts.

By |2018-04-25T15:28:43+01:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Pre Employment (BPSS), Right to work, Uncategorised, Vetting|Tags: , , , , |

We know the background check and pre employment screening market is saturated by multi national, investment backed/owned organisations who talk about fast, automated digital platforms running the checks, however, would you let a computer make a key decision if someone should pass the checks or not. We  believe in using digital, automated systems to perform [...]

September 2017

Cataphracts new automated service lines

By |2017-09-19T15:52:35+01:00September 19th, 2017|Categories: Pre Employment (BPSS), Right to work, Vetting, Vetting Software|Tags: , , , |

Cataphract are proud to announce that our business evolution continues with the added following features Automated ID Verification through the Keesing Platform. – Instant result You can complete Right to work checks, check for fraudulent and tampered with ID (passport, driving licence, residency cards, work permits and visas) and build an extra layer of security. Do [...]

August 2017

1 Million Subscribers

By |2017-08-01T15:53:12+01:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Child Protection, DBS, Pre Employment (BPSS)|

The Disclosure and Barring Service, back in 2013 created a service called ‘Update Service‘ where the individual, upon receipt of a new DBS within the last 30 days, can register for a yearly update for a new DBS check. To obtain a new DBS, the individual has to go through an umbrella company first, so [...]

June 2017

NHS Trust fails to conduct thorough DBS checks

By |2017-07-29T07:08:51+01:00June 1st, 2017|Categories: DBS, Pre Employment (BPSS)|Tags: , |

It's recently come to light that the Oxford NHS trusts, because a shortage of doctors, used agency doctors without a recent DBS checks.... Quoting Bicester Advertiser While the trust was told it did provide a good quality of care to patients, a shortage of doctors meant targets were missed while full checks were not in place [...]

May 2017

5 top tips for a fast security clearance application

By |2017-05-31T11:09:30+01:00May 31st, 2017|Categories: DBS, Pre Employment (BPSS), Vetting, Vetting Software|Tags: , , , , |

Cataphract have been processing CTC and SC clearances for over 10 years for major government outsourcers, service firms and technology vendors. Clearance can take up to 3 months after the application is received by the Home Office, so an efficient a fast background check is essential. Here are our 5 top tips to help your [...]

April 2017

What is a BPSS

By |2017-07-29T07:12:16+01:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: Pre Employment (BPSS)|Tags: , , , |

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) is the entry level for government clearance. The BPSS is one of four levels of personnel security controls currently available to departments and agencies depending on the level of assurance required. The others are the Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC), Security Check (SC) and Developed Vetting (DV). The BPSS is not a [...]

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