Credit Check

Protect your assets with premium credit checks from WorkPro

When it comes to safeguarding your business assets and resources from theft & identity fraud, WorkPro’s credit checks & financial probity checks are the number choice for a fast, accurate and detailed response.

These comprehensive credit checks verify the integrity and financial probity of a candidate. It’s integral to mitigate risk in your organisation and ensure your recruitment process is secure and delivers the results you need.

Use Credit Checks to:

  • Meet mandatory legal requirements (for specific roles)
  • Discover who you’re hiring & avoid costly HR errors
  • Save resources & time lost from screening, interviewing and training the wrong candidates
  • Avoid negative impact on productivity

WorkPro’s online platform offers four powerful checks, all with a public record enquiry report provided.

Credit Check

Order an online search of Australian Credit Bureaus to reveal candidate judgements, summonses and any other public record notice. Records date back 7 years.

Bankruptcy Check

An online search of the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia database to reveal any bankruptcy records. Details revealed include name and address, occupation and business name, date declared and discharge date, action type and overall summary. Records date back to 1901.

Civil Litigation Check

A search of the Federal Courts’ and/or State Courts’ databases. The Federal Court search is an Australian wide search on matters before the Federal and Federal Magistrates Court.

Each state has different court systems and searches are conducted on a state by state basis. results reveal case numbers, court names, dates and plaintiff names. Records date back over 10 years or more depending on each state.

Federal Regulatory Check

A search of the registers held by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) to reveal banned and disqualified persons. This check confirms licence holders in the financial services sector and reveals Enforceable Undertakings by the candidate.  Australian registers date back to 1991.

Frequently Asked Questions

Credit Check

What are the requirements to conduct the search?

  • Full name;
  • Date of Birth; and
  • ddress

What is reported as an alert?

Potential and Exact matches to the candidate identification details are reported as variances.

Bankruptcy Check

What is the related legislation?

Bankruptcy Act 1966

What are the requirements to conduct the search?

  • Full name;
  • Date of birth; and
  • Address

What is reported as an alert?

Potential and exact matches. A surname and first name with no Date of birth is considered a potential match. A surname, first name and Date of birth are considered an exact match.

Financial Regulatory Check

What are the requirements to conduct the search?

  • Full name; and
  • Date of birth.

What is reported as an alert?

An exact match to the Candidate’s name.

Civil Litigation Check

What is the list of courts used for the search?

FEDERAL COURT SEARCH
-Consumer Protection Matter
-Competition Matter (ACCC)
-Corporation Law
-Taxation Matter
-Intellectual Property Law
-Bill of Costs
-Migration
-Bankruptcy

STATE COURT SEARCH 

NEW SOUTH WALES
-Supreme Court
-Court of Appeal
-Court of Criminal Appeal
-Land and Environment Court
-Industrial Relations Commission
-Administrative Decisions Tribunal
-District Court

VICTORIA
-Supreme Court
-County Court
-Magistrates Court (Listed Matters)

QUEENSLAND
-Supreme Court
-District Court

SA, WA, NT & TAS
-Supreme Courts

Are there any limitations?

The level of information released may vary across the courts and local courts are not searched.

What are the requirements to conduct the search?

-Full name
-Date of birth
-Addresses

What is reported as an alert?

Exact matches to the candidate’s identity details.