Automated Employment Referencing

RefNow saves time for HR managers and recruiters by automating employment referencing. Rated 8.9/10 on TrustPilot.

How it works

RefNow allows companies to make smarter, more informed hiring decisions by providing online employment reference reports for your candidates.


Better for companies

RefNow utilises technology to streamline the referencing process down to only a few clicks.

Long gone are the days of having to chase up your candidate's referees to get a response - you can simply RefNow it in under 30 seconds.

  • Reduces time spent on referencing.
  • Fully compliant with GDPR.
  • A central store for all references.
  • Full mobile device support.
  • A Candidate driven referencing process.

Referencing in 3 easy steps

1. Create reference request

Using our online portal the employer creates a new reference request for their candidate.

2. Collect referee details

We ask the candidate directly for the most recent referee contact details and proceed to contact the referees for references.

3. References completed

The references can easily be completed by the referee from any internet enabled device (including mobile phones).

Start saving time today!

Sign up with RefNow in under 60 seconds and get 5 free reference requests per month with any plan.

Find a plan that’s right for you.

All our plans come with batteries included - that's 5 free reference requests per month.

Pricing Estimater

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5 References/month


  • 5 References/month (5 referees per request)
  • 1 User
  • 1 Question Profile
  • Helpdesk Support
  • Live Chat


  • 5 References/month (5 referees per request)
  • 10 Users
  • 3 Question Profiles
  • Team Management
  • Helpdesk Support
  • Live Chat


  • 5 References/month (5 referees per request)
  • Unlimited Users
  • 50 Question Profiles
  • Team Management
  • Helpdesk Support
  • Live Chat

The Customer Charter

You (our customers) are very important to us. Our customer charter keeps our business principles aligned to our customers best interests at all times:

Amazing Products

We continuously develop our products to always bring you the best new features as they are implemented into RefNow. All of our subscriptions entitle you to the very latest improvements and features.

Listen & Learn

All of our feedback is monitored and reviewed to ensure we don't miss any of your important suggestions. If you have a complaint we aim to contact you within 24 hours to find a resolution.

Affordable Prices

We know the importance of being an economical company, and we pass on to our customers the savings we make by reflecting them in our competitive subscription plan pricing.

Safe & Secure

Knowing the high amount of cyber crime that happens nowadays, we use tried and tested military grade SSL encryption to ensure all of our customers data stays safe and secure.

Premium Support

Our company is only as good as the support we provide. That's why we have multi-tenant support to handle your queries via web, email and chat. We ensure you always receive a response.

Always Improving

We are constantly benchmarking ourselves against other companies to ensure we are providing the very best product and services in the market. If we are not, we make the required changes.

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Common Questions

Everything you need to know before you get started

Why should I use RefNow?

Your time is valuable. Why spend hours per month chasing up people for references when you can spend just 30 seconds requesting a reference using RefNow. More and more people are switching to RefNow after seeing the benefits for themselves. Try us out today (You get 5 free reference requests to use per month!).

How much does it cost?

We give everyone 5 free credits per month so you can use RefNow completely free unless you need more, for which we charge per reference credit. The more you buy, the more discount you will get.

Is it built for teams?

Of course! You can set different levels of access for agents, team admins, and organisation admins.

Can recruitment agencies use RefNow?

Yes - we are built with recruitment agencies in mind as we know how useful our system will be for you! There are no limits on how many reference requests you can make.

Where can I find support?

Our friendly staff are available to assist you, please visit the RefNow support centre

How do I get started?

Sign up free in 60 seconds and then get started with 5 free reference requests per month.

Free Forever Plan

Sign up with RefNow in under 60 seconds and get 5 free reference requests per month with any plan.