FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Herrin, IL, May 29, 2014 — The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) Background Screening Credentialing Counsel (BSCC) recently announced that MBI Worldwide has successfully proven compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) and will now be formally recognized as an Accredited Employment Screening Company, Consumer Reporting Agency (CRA).
To become accredited with NAPBS, CRA’s must pass a rigorous review of the firm’s procedures and policies by an independent auditor and approved by the BSCC of NAPBS. Critical areas of accreditation include consumer protection, legal compliance, client education, product standards, service standards and general business practices. Only 2% of screening companies in the United States are accredited. NAPBS accreditation validates the employment screening firm’s competency, credibility and compliance within the background screening industry, proving them to be safe and reliable consumer reporting agencies and leaders in their market.
“This accreditation recognizes that MBI Worldwide consistently meets and exceeds the industry standard of legal compliance, data security and consumer safety regulation.” says Kandi Chapman President of MBI Worldwide. “Receiving accreditation with NAPBS proves that MBI Worldwide is an industry leader, and that it operates at the highest and safest level of standards and procedures.”
Each year, U.S. employers, organizations and governmental agencies request millions of consumer reports to assist with critical business decisions. Background screening reports, which are categorized as consumer reports are currently regulated at both the federal and state level. NAPBS created the Background Screening Agency Accreditation Program (BSAAP) to provide the industry with a singular cohesive industry standard. For more information on the NAPBS accreditation program, visit NAPBS.com.
About MBI Worldwide
MBI Worldwide, a full service firm offering employment screening and hiring management solutions, was founded in 1998 by Kandi Chapman. MBI Worldwide prides itself on excellent customer service, integrity and accuracy of information, secure online account access, a wide product range and competitive pricing. MBI offers integration capabilities with existing HR software platforms to streamline the hiring process. MBI is proud to be a woman-owned company and truly believes that “Good Screening is Smart Business!” For more information, visit www.mbiworldwide.com or call 866-275-4624.
Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit trade association, the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) represents the interests of more than 700 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening. NAPBS provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations. For more information, visit www.napbs.com.