Keep your checks
Asking for reference checks each time you apply for a job can be daunting. With Zinc you have a verified portfolio of checks you can keep and reuse.
Easy to use
Zinc is built with you in mind. Easily provide reference and background check details from any device, in a matter of minutes.
Secure & compliant
Zinc is fully GDPR-compliant and we operate a transparent, secure system. We encrypt your data using a secure encryption library with your personal account key.

How to provide referee details

step 1

Checks requested

You’ll receive an email and SMS with a note from the organisation requesting your checks.
step 2

Submit your details

Click the link in the Zinc email and you’ll see a list of the checks requested. Select each check and complete the forms.
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step 3

Collecting checks

Zinc will collect the checks defined by your employer and let you know when each check is complete.
Final step

What happens next

Let Zinc work
Zinc sends automated reminders to your referees and check bodies to ensure you get your checks back promptly.
Keep your checks
Your reference results are encrypted, you can view these on your Profile page and control the access.
We keep your identity data safe
We only store the status and results of your checks, not the identity information you supply for checks.

Loved by candidates

"Fast and easy to complete! I liked that Zinc was easy to understand, and they kept me updated throughout the process so I knew exactly what was outstanding."
Kathryn Y.
"Amazing experience and good service! I loved how easy Zinc was to use, in terms of providing data it was super easy to fill out and get sent. I love the UI and the automation."
Callum J.
"The most smooth and efficient background check I had in 13 years. zinc tells you what's going on in each stage. Once something is ready they inform you, not only your future employer. Also they show you what they collect and from who. Cannot ask for more."
Nicola M.
"It made approaching current and former employers for references a hundred times simpler. It makes it easy for the referee to do their bit."
Chris O.
"Very intuitive layout and design. Simple and easy to follow instructions. I was kept well informed at each stage of the process."
Andy B.
"Simply best background checking processing I have ever seen."
Uday K.
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