DBS checks for employers

Request a Disclosure and Barring Service criminal record check.
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DBS checks take days, not weeks
12 ATS and HRIS integrations for free
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Fast and efficient: get results in minutes, not days.
User friendly: No technical skills required
Cost-effective: ideal for small-scale hiring needs
"Zinc almost feels too good to be true, it's so affordable, smart, quick, and hassle-free."
- Sandy Breitmeier, Talent Lead at HelloFresh

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Our range of checks are perfect for regulated businesses, basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks.
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per employee
Turn weeks of manual checks into an automated, one click process. Request checks directly from your ATS.
Screening takes days,
not weeks
Candidates start jobs faster with Zinc. The average check turnaround time is 3 days.
Elevate your candidate's
experience
Applicants rate Zinc 4.8 out of 5. Give candidates an experience that reflects your employer brand.
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Lightening fast DBS checks
Start collecting DBS checks in two clicks. Candidates can complete the checks on any device with our secure app. You can check the progress of the checks in real-time.
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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.
STEVE JACOBS,
HEAD OF TALENT, VOI
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Basic, Standard and Enhanced DBS checks
DBS checks are vital for companies looking to ensure the safety and wellbeing of employees, customers, and other vulnerable individuals. At Zinc we offer Basic, Standard, Adult First and Enhanced DBS checks. It's important to carefully consider what check is appropriate for each role.

Loved by the world's leading scale-ups

“I like the chat function, they are always quick to respond. The help is brilliant and got us through, which was helpful”
Alex Pazik
Safeguarding Manager
“We switched to Zinc from another provider and it’s perfect for us. The platform is easy to use and we love the rebrand!”
Lauren Benson-Armer
People Lead
"Our new person that joined us this week said it was really, really user-friendly. She was really impressed with how persistent you were in getting the references that were needed. "
Elizabeth Dillon
People and Culture Administration
"We can click a button and everything is done for us, we will never go back to manual reference checking"
Craig McElroy
Talent Acquisition Manager
"Zinc has been working really well! It’s been really easy and so nice to have a platform that just gets everything done so efficiently and conveniently. Being able to have the results before candidates start, globally, is incredible."
Amina Arraleh
People Operations Director
"Everything is going really well as always, me and the team absolutely love Zinc. It has made our process and lives so much easier!"
Kaylee Sita
People and Talent Associate
"Being FCA regulated we have no room for error with our checks. Zinc is our go-to for DBS & RTW checks with lightning fast turn-around times, zero admin, and maintaining a best in class candidate experience"
Smitha Sanjeev
People Operations
"The platform itself is super easy to use, it has really improved our process and no longer having to do manual chases. Turnaround times are now just days vs waiting months before we started working with Zinc"
Jennifer Bass
HR Team Leader
"The process is so so quick, I made an offer to someone on Thursday to start the following Tuesday and started checks the same day which came back in a matter of hours which was unbelievable"
Tom Ratcliffe
Talent Acquisition Sourcer
“We sent out background checks Wednesday afternoon, by Thursday morning they came back complete and I could hand a laptop to the new person and say congrats. It’s that turnaround for a new joiner that is incredible”
Tom Dibble-Burge
COO & Co-founder
"It’s simple and easy to use for new hires and employers alike, and the chat is really useful too. Being 100% compliant with our client’s background verification requirements gives me peace of mind and keeps us feeling on top of our game!"
Swetha Sundaram
Head of HR
"The change to Zinc as our background check supplier has been a watershed moment. Turnaround times dropped, reporting is more transparent and everything is automated."
Oscar Machado
Head of Talent Acquisition, Photobox
"The backend functionality is as good as the front end; using it as a candidate is super straightforward, but as an admin it's even easier!"
Maddie Harris
People Operations Lead
"Zinc covers all the checks we need, has great customer service, integrates with the tools we use, and the whole system is very slick and easy to use."
Smitha Sanjeev
People & Culture Associate, Thriva
"Zinc is an absolute time saver for our hiring team. With Zinc, our reference checks have a much quicker turnaround as notifications are automatically sent through the system and the app is really easy to use."
Orla McRann
People Team, LoveHolidays
"We implemented Zinc because it saves us so much time. It’s definitely a step up from what we used before. Where possible we want to automate everything and make it easier and we’ve saved hours of time with Zinc."
Fay Pantry
Talent Partner, Capital on Tap
"Everything has been fantastic. We couldn’t have wished for a smoother integration. It’s actually been the easiest integration we’ve had with Workable - it’s just click a button and go."
Olivia Marsden
Recruitment Lead, AND Digital
"Zinc almost feels too good to be true, it’s so affordable, smart, quick and hassle-free. The app looks really cool and our candidates find it super easy to use."
Sandy Breitmeier
Talent lead, Hellofresh
"I was introduced to Zinc earlier this year and couldn't believe how easy it was to integrate with our ATS and HRIS systems. With a click of a button and we get all the checks we require on a global level."
Nikita Knezovich
Head of People and Talent
"The support has been outstanding, every minor issue receives prompt attention and we had total support during setup."
Sarah Bernhardt
VP of People
"All the feedback has been positive from our candidates. Zinc's amazing. It all happens very seamlessly and very smoothly, it’s never something I have to worry about. Very happy with Zinc."
Brittany Sims
HR Coordinator, Dext

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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