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S - Sanctions (Spelling It Out...)

S - Sanctions Check: This check is usually carried out within the financial sector on high risk candidates; positions that involve the handling of money, client accounts and/or sensitive data.

A Sanctions search helps clients meet their compliance and anti-money laundering obligations.

Some of the lists/watch lists that are checked:

The Home Office, The US Secret Service, The Bank of England, The Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) list, The US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), The list of non-co-operative countries and territories (NCCT).

Tip: The Government also holds a consolidated list for financial sanctions asset freeze targets (companies & individuals):

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/financial-sanctions-consolidated-list-of-targets/consolidated-list-of-targets

P - Professional Qualifications (see previous blog)

R - References & Regulatory References (see previous blog)

E - Employment History (see previous blog)

E - Education Verification (see previous blog)

M - Memberships (see previous blog)

P - Personal Reference (see previous blog)

L - Legal Right To Work (see previous blog)

O - Overseas Checks (see previous blog)

Y - Yearly Checks (see previous blog)

M - Media Search (see previous blog)

E - Experience (see previous blog)

N - National Insurance Number (see previous blog)

T - Turnaround Times (see previous blog)

S - Sanctions

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