Politically Exposed Persons

Ensuring regulatory adherence and detecting how your candidate may be vulnerable to influence
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Why conduct a Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) check?

Designed to identify how a candidate’s affiliations, past or close relationships may impact your business risk.

Unique feature
Lightning fast checks
Zinc's technology programmatically searches hundreds of PEP sources and returns matches in seconds. Receive real-time updates and a report when complete.
Detailed reports
Understand match confidence
Get detailed match insights with confidence indicators
Unique feature
Safeguard Reputation
Employing individuals with a PEP status without proper scrutiny can damage a company's reputation if any misconduct or scandal involving these organisations come to life.

Zinc integrates with 14+ HR tools

Create a seamless workflow for your HR team with one-click check requests that save time and provide the insights you need in one place.
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The team of 16 recruiters is extremely happy with Zinc. Having these checks done and back within less than 24 hours is amazing.

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HEAD OF TALENT, VOI
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Automated checks
See the detail behind the result
ATS integrations
Global coverage
Tailored packages
Curate a checking package for specific countries or regulation. Or have one globally consistent range of checks.
Simple and secure
Simple and secure checks, helping you make safer hiring decisions.
Elevated experiences
Custom brand your candidate's flows and choose light or dark mode. Candidate's can easily submit checks from any device.
Benefits
Compliant
Fully compliant with Global & EU law.
Tier 1 registered with the ICO.
Integrations
Direct ATS integrations. Get in touch and we'll set you up for free.
Support
Instant live chat support from the Zinc team around the clock.
Robust
Robust service that's relied upon by regulated businesses globally.

Step 1
Applicants upload proof of identification such as a passport, driving license, or government ID.
Step 2
Zinc verifies the legitimacy of identity documents.
Step 3
Our system check's the candidate's identity against databases sourced from government lists, websites and other media sources.

FAQ

How often are results updated?

The PEP database is programatically updated daily.

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What database is used to check for politically exposed people?

Zinc utilises a database sourced from government lists, websites and other media sources globally.

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How does Zinc identify potential politically exposed candidates?

Zinc matches the candidates name and where available the date of birth.

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Still have questions? Check the help center or email us at contact@zincwork.com