Criminal record checks policy template

£ 20

If you are undertaking criminal record checks as part of your onboarding process, this model policy provides you with a legal, effective framework.

This policy has three parts: an 'overview' that explains what it's about, 'scope' which details who it applies to, and 'general principles' that list the main rules it follows.

What is this policy for?

Knowing ahead of time whether a candidate has a violent, threatening, or high-risk criminal history allows you to make more informed hiring decisions based on your organisation's risk tolerance, job-specific requirements, industry regulations, and other factors.

Specifications

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5 mins
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Word count / length
87 words, 1 page A4
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Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
criminal record checks policy template

Criminal record checks

Overview

These policy outlines the requirement for some employees to undergo a criminal records check.

Scope

This policy is applicable to all employees of [company name].

General principles

If during your employment with us you are likely to come into contact with [sensitive information | children | vulnerable adults] (or certain other particular circumstances) you] may be required to undergo a criminal records check. 

Should this be the case, we will discuss the situation with you prior to confirming your appointment (or relevant change to your job).

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This policy [does not] form[s] part of your terms and conditions of employment.

Version: [1.0]

Issue date: [date]

Author: [name, job title]

Why choose our Criminal record checks policy template?

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Is easy to edit and execute, with comprehensive implementation guidance.
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Maintains your compliance with ACAS guidelines, legislation, and industry best practices.
Includes 12 months access to your purchase, with email alerts if updated or expanded.

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