Background Reports

What is a Background Report?

A Background Report is a detailed report on an individual using public data sources. It gives you information about where a person has lived such as length of occupancy, maps, aerial photos, ownership and property price information, personal indicators such as age, mortality, insolvency, CCJs and property information, and companies house information including directorships, shareholdings and financial information on companies linked to the person.

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Sections of a Background Report

Residential History

This section will show all the addresses that you have selected for the report.

Personal Indicators

Age

This section will show any age information that is available.

Mortality

This section will show if there is a record of the person passing away.

Insolvency

This section will show if the individual has any Insolvency records linked to them including Bankruptcies, Individual Voluntary Arrangements and Debt Relief Orders. This information is not available for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

County Court Judgments

This section will show if the individual has a County Court Judgment at any of the listed addresses. This information is not available for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Director Disqualification

This section will show if the individual has been disqualified as a Director.

Property Information

This section will show if the individual owns the property and if so how much it was purchased for. This information is not available for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Companies House Information

This section lists the individuals Directorships both past and present, Shareholdings , and Company Secretary appointments. It also details any Director disqualifications.

Linked Businesses

This section details information on all companies linked to the individual through Directorships, Secretary appointments and Shareholdings. The section lists basic information about the business and includes basic P&L and Balance Sheet information where available.

Addresses

This section gives detailed information about the addresses the individual has lived at. This includes:

  • Map Views

    This includes both maps and aerial photographs of the address.

  • Residents

    This section shows residents of the address from 2002 to the current day.

  • Property Information

    This section shows property price information for the property from January 1995. This information is not available for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

  • Business at this Address

    This section shows any businesses listed at the address.

  • Demographic Area Profile

    This section shows a basic demographic profile for the area which includes a summary and graphs showing Housing Tenure, Economic Activity, age Distribution, Housing Type, Council Tax Band, Age Profile and Social Group.

  • Neighbours

    This section shows the neighbours of the address and includes telephone numbers where available.

  • Neighbouring Property Prices

    This section shows neighbouring Property Prices from January 1995. This information is not available for Scotland and Northern Ireland.

  • Nearby Shops and Restaurants

    This section shows details of nearby shops and restaurants including shop front photos.

Data Sources

This section shows the last update data for each data source used in the report.