Acquisition will expand Citation Group’s employee screening services

Chris Morris

Wilmslow-based health and safety adviser, The Citation Group, has acquired Disclosure Services, a background screening provider, for an undisclosed sum.

Wrexham-based  Disclosure Services helps businesses make safer recruitment decisions and fulfil regulatory and compliance requirements.

The company is a registered e-Umbrella Body with the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), Disclosure Scotland and Access Northern Ireland (ANI).

The acquisition is a further strategic step in The Citation Group’s mission to support building better businesses to create a better world, it said.

The group brings together market leading compliance and certification products and services to help its clients build safe, sustainable and successful businesses that power the economy.

This news follows a stellar year of growth for The Citation Group in the UK, as the company continued to expand its footprint.

This has included recently completed acquisitions of Mitigate Cyber, uCheck and Surefoot Solutions to provide businesses with the tools to stay safe, stay compliant and keep delivering.

Chris Morris, Citation Group CEO, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Disclosure Services to The Citation Group family and are proud of this latest acquisition, which is our sixth in the last 12 months.

“The Citation Group is committed to delivering top quality compliance solutions for businesses to successfully operate and grow in today’s evolving compliance landscape.”

He added: “Disclosure Services is an ideal addition to our background checking and screening division. It is a fantastic company that shares our mission to help build safer, more compliant businesses and will support our existing suite of offerings to allow our customers to make better and more informed recruitment decisions.”