"From the checks we perform, around 60 per cent of people come back with red flags," she says.
“Both males and females come to us,” explains Laura Lyons, founder of Aretheysafe, "wanting to know whether a person is married, living with someone or in fact of no fixed abode, any of which could be red-flag issues.
Q: What if the individual doesn't agree with the results of the background check?
A: If the individual would like to challenge the results of the report, please have them contact us and we will speak with them directly.
Running a background check before a first date can seem a bit invasive.
Finding out personal details, or even personal writing can feel too intimate, especially if you haven’t been on a date yet.