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    • IndependentOfZfc
    • By IndependentOfZfc 27th Apr 17, 4:22 PM
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    Any UK Hireright background check experience?
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    • 27th Apr 17, 4:22 PM
    Any UK Hireright background check experience? 27th Apr 17 at 4:22 PM
    I have recently been offered a new job, which is subject to a Hireright background check. I have been with my current company just over 9 years, with no issues at all. The only reason I'm moving on is for a salary increase.

    My problem is that with my previous job 9 years ago, I was dismissed for gross misconduct. In fact I managed to get my current job while suspended, pending the outcome of a hearing. I was up front with my current employer but they were satisfied with a basic reference - not sure if it would have been different or not if I'd already been dismissed at the time of requesting the reference. But technically I had no gap in employment.

    Anyway of course I would like this to be all behind me now - in fact the previous job was a completely different line of work. My question is, in the UK does anyone have experience of Hireright asking for more than 9 years history? And do they ever report the reason for leaving? I have yet to receive the link to their online form. All anecdotal info I have seen online seems to be related to background checks in the US.

    I have not been dishonest with the new company as they have not asked me why I left the job 9 years ago. My record with my current company will be no problem.

    Thanks for any information.
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    • The doog
    • By The doog 13th Jul 17, 1:37 AM
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    • 13th Jul 17, 1:37 AM
    Any update to this thread my friend?
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