Managing Information News is reporting that Experian is acquiring background check provider Backgroundchecking.com.
From the article —
Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Backgroundchecking.com, an organisation specialising in candidate background checking for job applicants and contractors.
The acquisition will enhance Experian’s existing verification and fraud prevention offerings. It will enable clients to comply with regulations and significantly reduce the risk and impact of taking on an unsuitable candidate or failing to check existing employees and contractors. Given the potential costs of poor hiring decisions, more and more companies are placing a greater emphasis on robust recruitment practices.
You can read the entire article @ Experian Acquires backgroundchecking.com.