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Appriss Expands Industry-Leading Data & Insights Platform Through Securitec Screening Acquisition

Appriss Inc., today announced its acquisition of Securitec Screening Solutions, a top wholesale data provider to the background screening industry. “We have been on a multi-year journey to deliver the nation’s leading data and analytics platform to improve workplace and community safety. Securitec is another important addition to round out the platform and team,” said Krishnan Sastry, […]


Clearstar agrees 40p per share offer from private equity group Hanover Bidco

Acceptances have already been received from more than 50% of shareholders. ClearStar Inc (LON:CLSU) has agreed to a buyout offer from private equity group Hanover Bidco worth 40p a share in cash. The offer values the issued share capital of staff vetting specialist at approximately £14.7mln and represents a 23% premium to the last practicable […]


Universal Background Screening Acquires OPENonline

Universal Background Screening (“Universal”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ohio-based OPENonline, a leading provider of employment background checks and investigative services. The combined company, which will operate under the Universal brand, will leverage deep industry expertise and award-winning scaled operations centers and advance Universal’s position as the nation’s leader in background screening. “We […]


PBSA and HR.com Release 4th Industry Survey Results

PBSA commissioned HR.com to conduct the 4th annual survey of our end-user community. This report reveals emerging trends in who is being screened and how often, what elements go into a background check and the increasing value of international screening capabilities. View the full report: https://bit.ly/2Zv9LMA The findings show that 94% of employers conduct at […]


Pot Company Trulieve Seeks Quick Win In Background Check Row

Florida’s medical cannabis company Trulieve moved for summary judgment in a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging the company misused consumer reports while doing background checks on prospective employees. Trulieve Inc. said Personal Security Concepts LLC, the firm that produced the background report at the crux of the plaintiff complaint is not a credit reporting agency under the […]




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