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Candidate Checks and Reference Services

Aaron Wallis offers an independent CV Verification service utilising various third party agencies and combing the data together into one single, simple report.  Aaron Wallis offers the following services to employers:

  • Standard Candidate Check - Sample Report - (typically takes 3 working Days) - £125+VAT
  • Enhanced Candidate Check with CRB - Sample Report - (typically takes 5 working Days) - £175+VAT
  • Senior Candidate Check - Sample Report - (typically takes 7 working Days) - £195+VAT

Our partners, which include the CRB and divisions of major credit checking organisations, will check and verify aspects of the candidate's CV (subject to permission from the candidate).  We recommend arranging the CV verification at the point of arranging the second interview as the service, dependent on the thoroughness, can take up to ten working days.

Our CV Verification and Referencing Services

Service Includes

Standard Candidate Check

Enhanced Candidate Check

Senior Candidate Check

Candidate Identity Check (Our report returns a breakdown of the breadth, depth and quality of the data that underpins the result, giving you much more than the simple check against the Electoral Roll.  This includes: The numbers and types of data sources that confirm the individual's identity (forename, family name and date of birth combination), The number and types of data sources that confirm that the individual lives at the address stated, The ages of oldest and youngest data items, Matches against any high-risk alert databases such as mortality registers and Royal Mail Re-direct, Any aliases used by the candidate


Candidate Address Check

2 x Third Party Employment References (Validation of employment dates, Validation of position held, Validation of reason for leaving.  The following further information will be included within our candidate report If the employer is willing to provide it: Sick days taken, Disciplinary action taken, Whether the former employer would re-employ, Overall work performance, Attendance and reliability, Ability to work with others, Honesty and integrity, Attitude and conduct)


Qualifications Check (Confirmation of attendance including dates, Subject studied, Confirmation of the title and grade of qualification awarded)


Driving License Check (Confirmation of the licence type, number and expiry date, The total number of penalty points, Dates of convictions, List of endorsements and the expiry date)


Standard Credit Check (County Court Judgements (Scottish Decrees) — Amount, Court date, Reference number, whether satisfied or not. Bankruptcy Orders. Voluntary Arrangements. Administration Orders. Notice of Correction entered by the candidate. Electoral Roll registration history)


Basic CRB Disclosure (Details of any unspent convictions or state that there are none. Date that the disclosure certificate was produced. Disclosure Certificate Unique Reference Number. In ALL cases a scanned copy of Basic Disclosure certificate will be incorporated within the candidate report)



Professional Memberships Check (Confirmation of membership including dates, Membership level, Details of any professional qualifications gained, Details of any disciplinary action)



Directorship Check (Details of current and previous directorships and secretaryships: Company name and registered number, Date appointed as a director, Date resigned (if applicable), Details of any convictions and disqualifications relating to the directorships)




Enhanced Credit Check (As standard check plus number of open / closed credit accounts in the individual's name. The number and types of lenders. Details of credit applications and quotations made in the last 12 months)




Sanctions Check (Details of any possible matches on your candidate from sanctions

and watch-lists including: The body that imposed the sanction or action taken, Any dates associated with the sanction imposed or action taken, Any description of the sanction imposed / action taken)














* All candidate checks are subject to the candidates signed agreement and permission.  Information required from the candidate depends on the complexity of the check and is supplied to each candidate in a permission form that must be hand completed.

Sample Reports

Aaron Wallis Recruitment Services

Aaron Wallis vets candidates through its competency interview process and uses due skill and care in locating and introducing Applicants to our employer clients. Whilst we use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that a candidate is suitable for every role that we work (in accordance with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) we are only able to take candidates at 'face value'.  Whilst we reference every applicant it is purely to confirm identity, eligibility to work in the UK and their dates of employ. To be confident of the accuracy contained within a candidate's CV we recommend our enhanced Independent Referencing and CV Verification services detailed above.

A Standard Candidate Check is included with Aaron Wallis' recruitment service when exclusive recruitment terms are signed and agreed.  This is detailed on our Terms of Business at the beginning of each project.  

Our clients using our exclusive terms of business can upgrade the service to an enhanced check for just £75+VAT and a Senior Candidate Check for just £95+VAT  Please notify your consultant at the beginning of the assignment that you wish to upgrade.

Please call us to discuss your vacancy

Milton Keynes



Our employers say...

In an industry where people over promise and under deliver, Rob and his teams have consistently provided a high-quality service. It is great to deal with someone that has an excellent understanding of UK industry, and a passion for sales.

Sales Manager, TR Fasteners

I have always found Rob to be very knowledgeable about our industry sector, and it is refreshing to see after all of these years that Rob continues to quickly and accurately understand my requirements.

HR and General Manager, THK

Thanks for all your help during the recruitment process. I have been extremely impressed with Aaron Wallis especially when compared to other agencies we have dealt with. I really felt you grasped the type of person we required and found strong candidates.

UK Sales Manager, Nexcom

I just wanted to thank you for your help with our recruitment process which went very smoothly and has – we hope – found us just the person for the job!

Managing Director, Citrefine International Ltd

We were impressed not only by the quality of candidates you found for us but also the level of information, preparation and qualification you put into the process. You continually kept us informed of each person’s feelings about the process, which is very important but often overlooked. I am looking forward to working with your company again in the future.

Commercial Director, Incentive Facilities Management

Giles is highly professional and was a pleasure to work with. He achieves excellent results through his personable skills and tenacity. I have no hesitation in recommending Giles to anyone who considers employing his services.

Commercial Director, G4S Government & Outsourcing Solutions

Understood the type of person we were looking for and good follow ups - not too frequent.

Managing Director, bigHead Bonding Fasteners Ltd

Aaron Wallis has continuously provided us with suitable candidates that have been proactively sourced. Having used countless recruitment companies, Aaron Wallis are the only company that I can count on to deliver.

Managing Director, JARK Healthcare Recruitment

I found Aaron Wallis to be very professional and efficient, taking time to understand the role and the type of candidate we were looking for. The candidates they put forward met our criteria and were of a high standard. The service they provided was exemplary and I would have no hesitation in recommending them, and will certainly consider using them again in the future.

HR Assistant, Fischer Connectors Ltd

I have used Aaron Wallis to fill a number of our Sales Development Manager roles and I have found them to provide a very professional service. I will use their services again in future recruitment campaigns.

HR Business Partner, Greene King

Rob’s knowledge of the recruitment industry and his thoughts and how to make it better for his clients have always been eye opening. I would recommend Rob to anybody who is looking for a professional, knowledgeable and flexible recruitment specialist.

CEO, Friday Ad Online Services

We appointed Aaron Wallis in February and the successful candidate, out of the six which Aaron Wallis introduced, was able to join Alphametrics before the end of April. The whole process took less than three months. I would recommend Aaron Wallis' services to others without hesitation.

Chief Financial Officer, Alphametrics

Rob is a true recruitment professional that goes the extra mile that I have never experienced from any other recruitment agency before. If you need sales people call Rob or someone in his team, as they really are experts in sales recruitment.

Sales Director, Inside Business

I really liked the YouTube presentations which made the service seem both simple and accessible. The company came to see me, and my management team, at short notice to present their service and I liked the support and advice that I received about maximising the results from the applicant.

Managing Director, Leisuresec plc

Giles Phillips is a rare find in the minefield of sales recruitment; an honest and thoughtful recruiter who considers the needs of both the client AND the candidate to create perfect role matches. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

Marketing Director, City of London Police

Since joining DSGi, Rob has been a supplier of permanent staff and has performed to an extremely high standard, successfully filling 98% of roles he has worked on. If anyone is looking for a good sales and marketing based consultancy with an informal yet professional approach, I would recommend Rob.

Senior Recruitment Consultant, DSG International

Our candidates say...

Very good advice and support was given during the course of the interviewing process. Potential job seekers would be well advised to use this company whilst looking for their new career.

R. Speakman, Candidate

A great recruitment company to work with. Excellent experience with Aaron Wallis through the entire recruitment process. The team was really professional and extremely helpful. Darren was a pleasure to work with. He was friendly, supportive and gave me great advice. Thank you very much!

A. Bauchet, Candidate

Excellent experience from first contact to ultimately securing a suitable placement. Giles looked after me in a very professional and friendly manner. He used his expertise and experience to ensure I was put forward for the most suitable positions for my skill set and found me a new role very quickly. I can't recommend Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment highly enough.

M. Green, Candidate

Less than two weeks after joining Aaron Wallis I was offered my new job. I got a £10,000 rise in my basic salary, car allowance, a laptop and many other perks, which will help to further my career. I definitely would not have found my dream job without the help of Aaron Wallis.

C. Hoy, Candidate

Really excellent experience dealing with Aaron Wallis. Liam Oakes who helped me get a great job was brilliant. Kept me up to date during the process and offered great help and advice, and a thoroughly nice guy. Highly recommended!

J. Hathaway, Candidate

Aaron Wallis helped me secure a position I really wanted. Giles sought to keep me updated with all the details preceding interviews and after with feedback. I would highly recommend Giles and Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment.

L. Taylor, Candidate

The service provided by Aaron Wallis has been just great. I was constantly informed about what was going on with the process interview and the agent has always been supportive and kind to me.

L. Colagrossi, Candidate

Good swift process with Aaron Wallis, informative regarding the role and the process was moved at a good pace with healthy interaction. Would recommend them to anyone pursuing a change.

S. Bartlett, Candidate

Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment are a very friendly and professional recruitment organisation who listen to your needs, work with you and act on your behalf which sets them apart from many of their competitors who in my experience are willing to throw anything at you. We discussed my history, my preferences and my wishes - one opportunity was introduced. It was perfect. I start at the end of June.

R. Buckley, Candidate

The Recruitment agent I used, Simon, was extremely helpful and really went the extra mile to ensure all of my questions were answered, and that I felt as comfortable and prepared as possible. Very professional company and would definitely recommend to others. Thank you Aaron Wallis!

A. Callaby, Candidate

Perfect from start to finish. Simon deserves a shout out. Best recruiter there is. If you need a job, this guy will get you one. He's like the super man of recruiters. Top man, can't recommend him enough.

M. Crisp, Candidate

I've had a really good experience working with Giles Phillips at Aaron Wallis. From initial contact to the finer details of securing the job, he has been very professional and a pleasure to work with.

M. Shutt, Candidate

I can honestly say that the time and expertise you gave me was way beyond any other recruitment consultant I dealt with. You are a rarity in your industry.

S. Akers, Candidate

Excellent service, very professional and friendly, would and have, recommended Aaron Wallis.

E. Heley, Candidate

Aaron Wallis have provided me with an excellent service, Giles went out of his way to help me preparing for my interview and supported me through all the processes. If you need an agency to give you a fully professional and consultative approach to finding you a new career move, the Aaron Wallis can certainly provide this for you.

D. Richards, Candidate

Aaron Wallis (and in particular Rob Scott) have been fantastic throughout the recruitment process, and even a few months down the line, still continues to care. Rob clearly cares about each individual and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise, which shows in the work he does. Each candidate is not just a number, and the support received from Aaron Wallis has helped me get a career which I truly enjoy.

M. White, Candidate 

I have to say coming across and having dealings with Aaron Wallis proved to be very successful. Being highly experienced did not seem to count for much during my job search bit a conversation with Robert Scott gave me a real confidence boost and enabled to get a position at the age of 63. Great service!!!

D. Burgess, Candidate

Aaron Wallis is an outstanding recruitment agency specialising in high calibre sales positions. I was working directly with Darren Dewrance who went above and beyond my expectations in sourcing me my perfect role. I was kept in regular communication with Darren and he worked extremely hard to secure my dream job. Highly recommended and Thanks Darren for all your expertise and hard work.

R. Sealy, Candidate

Fantastic customer service, communication was brilliant, happy polite people to talk to, made everything a lot easier and smoother. Thank you for all your help getting me back in the work force, Keep up the good work :-)

K. Everitt, Candidate

Fantastic service, helped me find my ideal job quickly and smoothly. Would highly recommend them.

C. Caine, Candidate