About usWith strong experience in providing employment screening services for both regulatory and non-regulatory roles for clients, our screening department of over 150 dedicated staff members currently supports over 2000 clients with our employment screening solution, including UK based FTSE 100 companies with international requirements.
The UK's fastest-growing screening provider
Reed Screening was established in 2011 and has since become one of the UK’s largest screening businesses.
In the past 12 months, we have:
- Completed over 120,000 full candidate screens,
- Actioned 350,000 checks,
- Processed over 60,000 police checks,
- Obtained 515,000 references.
In the early 1960s, Reed pioneered specialist recruitment in the UK. Seven decades on, we have become the world’s largest family-run recruitment business, with offices spanning across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and East Asia.
Reed Screening supports a multitude of clients with their international screening requirements, and over the past 12 months we have conducted screening checks across over 116 countries.
Whilst Reed maintains a physical office in all the locations listed above, all of our screening is conducted by our team in the UK. As our service is open and functional 24 hours a day, seven days a week, we are able to conduct checks internationally with no time zone limitations.
Our vision & mission
Our vision at Reed Screening is to build a world of work that is safer for everyone involved. Complementing this is our Mission to keeping businesses safe, streamlined, and successful.
We are proud of our 100% client retention rate, and we ensure this is maintained through our excellent client journey, service delivery and relationship strategy.
Reed was founded on 7 May 1960, with the first office located on Kingsley Road, Hounslow, in West London. In the early 1960’s we pioneered specialist recruitment services; a move that fundamentally changed the UK recruitment market.
In 1995, Reed became the first branch-based recruitment firm in the UK to have a presence on the internet. Reed.co.uk is the UK’s number one digital recruitment service, being used by 85% of the UK’s top 100 recruitment firms.
Established in 2011, Reed Screening is independent from the operational recruitment network, supporting Reed’s success within the staffing and employment industry with an industry-leading range of pre-employment screening services.