What is a financial probity check?

A financial probity check as the most common check that is linked within the finance industry. These check can include:

  • Work in banks
  • Work in building societies
  • May also include checks in working finance departments of other large organisations
  • Employers that are hiring someone that will be required to handle cash or a job role involving other people's money may need a financial probity check.

The reason to have these checks is to decrease the chances of risk to the members of the public or a business’s fund. There are lots of different checks that can be made on a person's financial status.

A list of examinations that employers will take place on candidates that appear to be increasing annually. These checks can sometimes be down to government legislation.

Where can checks be used:

  • National and immigration is a situation where the checks can take place.
  • Someone who is applying for a job in healthcare pr education may need to get a DBS check. This is to show their criminal records.
  • Other types of checks are most up to the employer’s that are recruiting, they may decide to do no check at all too.
document verification

Document Verification

Fully automated. No Human-in-the-loop.

Learn more
1 Platform 8 checks

1 Platform - 8 Checks

Innovative Platform For Employment Vetting

Learn More
Tier 2 Sponsor Mock Audit

Tier 2 Sponsor: Mock Audit

Immigration compliance and right to work checks

Learn More

Use Complygate to increase confidence in decision making.

Learn more


Check our blog for latest industry news and update about new releases.

Complygate is the best HR software for SMEs.

12 Apr 2021

Agile High Potential Employees (HIPO): The Future of Fashion

One trendy area for HR practitioners concerns the management of so-called ‘high potential employees’ or ‘HiPo’ or ‘HIPO’. Is this the future of fashion for Employee Resourcing?

Read More
08 Apr 2021

Are Employees Working Harder in Lockdown?

Work outside the normal working hours during the lockdown has contributed to serious health issues amongst the remotely-working workforce.

Read More
06 Apr 2021

4 steps to a better Candidate Experience in 2021

Employers are the ones who now feel forced and pressured to make a good first impression, at the same time giving them a good experience.

Read More