Background Check and Background Investigation Services in Kenya
A background check or background investigation Services is the process of looking up and compiling background information, criminal records if any, commercial records and financial records of an individual or an organization. In Kenya, most background investigations are based on Pre employment, and employers investigations on their current employees as to behaviorial activities after and before daily duties and also ownership of wealth after and before employment. These are done to unearth any fraudulent activities the employee may be involved in. Most employees lifestyle expenses are beyond their monthly emoluments, and this is what Lolwe Auctioneers are expert in - background check and background investigation Services.
Our Services in background check and background investigation Services :
Pre & Post Employment Background Checks:
When you are hiring employees, you might need more information on a candidate to make an informed decision.The following list includes the types of information that employers often consult as part of a pre - employment check, and the laws governing access and use for making hiring decisions.Employers who conduct background checks want to confirm details about would be employees if they present a risk to them. Being prepared will help them avoid any nasty surprises. After all the work they have done to get this far in interviews and selection, they don’t want to let incorrect or missing information prevent them from getting that great new employee. As such, they usually sort the expertise of investigators and background check experts; Lolwe Auctioneers.
1.Employment References: When a would be employee apply for a position with a new employer, it’s likely they will be asked to provide references. This means the employer may want to contact some of their previous bosses, co-workers, people they’ve managed (if they’re interviewing for a management role), or personal references. We undertake to cross examine the former employers of would be employees and current employees to unearth any cheats on referees.
2.Character Reference Check: Most employers would like to know the characteristics of their current employees and the would be employees to ascertain their good moral standing.
3.Gaps in employment history: Some employees give false information on their employment history, and do not explain the employment gaps if any, to secure employment which they do not have experience of. We ascertain whether they did work where they say they have worked for the time that they have stated on their resume?
4.Identity and Address Verification; whether the applicant is who he or she claims to be. Generally includes verification of the candidate’s present and previous addresses. This can include to verify the validity of passports, Identification cards,Driving Licenses, marital status and parental information. The employer may also want to conduct a background check. Their primary goal is to confirm details about would be employees past that they have provided to them as per their CV. Basic information such as their education, employment history and even their identity fall into this category.
5.Whether an applicant holds a directorship in another Company; most employees run their individual sole proprietorship and corporate companies alongside the employers, a practice which most employees may not disclose to the employers which many a times create a conflict of interest.
6. Credit History (credit score is not included): it is good to ascertain the credit history of your employees at all the time during pre and post employment.
Other Verification Services:
1.Credit Reports: It is common practice in Kenya today, that those seeking employment furnish the would be employers with the CRB Report Certificates.Most of these are sometimes forged and fake. Lolwe Auctioneers verify the authencity of the same.
2.Criminal Records: Every employer has a duty to receive a Police Clearance Certificate from the Criminal Investigation Department in Kenya before hiring an employee. It is important to ascertain to what extent a private employer may consider an applicant's criminal history in making hiring decisions. Because of this variation, you should consult with a us to do further legal research on the authenticity of these documents before exploring whether or not an applicant has a criminal past.
3.Medical Records: Every employer requests a would be employee to undergo a medical test to determine the medical history of an individual at various medical practitioners. these documents are usually subjected to verification by us to ascertain their originality and authenticity.
4.Bankruptcies: It is illegal to employ a Bankrupt in Kenya, as such, every employer is mandated to ascertain that every would be employee and current employees are not declared Bankrupt by law before and after employment.
5.Military Service Disclosure: It is mandatory that ex military servicemen should disclose their past military engagements to new employers, some of these to be employees some time do not disclose these information, necessitating the employers to hire our services to ascertain the same.
6.Academic and Professional Records: Both Academic and Professional Records of pre and post employees are important for the employment and promotion of current employees. Their originality and authenticity is subject to verification of the employer.
Lolwe Auctioneers are experts in the Private investigation of the employees character and verification of the originality and authenticity of academic and professional certification. We undertake Pre employment screening services for various companies that we work for.