Simple Reference Checking

Reduce your time-to-hire with automated online reference checking software. Rated 8.9/10 on TrustPilot and 9/10 on Gartner Capterra.

What is RefNow

We allow companies to digitalise the employment reference checking process.

Our system takes complete care of collecting your candidates references; with automated emails, text messages and phone calls until every reference has been completed.

Simply provide the candidate details and our advanced system handles the rest, providing your team with detailed reports.

How does RefNow work?



1. Create a reference request

Employer creates a new reference request for the candidate using the RefNow platform.



2. Collect References

The candidate adds the most recent referee contact details and we collect references via a secure, mobile friendly questionnaire.



3. Data Analysis

Once complete, the employer is sent a report with detailed feedback about the candidate.

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RefNow Reference Report

Know who you're hiring

RefNow is trusted by businesses globally for collecting detailed employment references on candidates using automated GDPR compliant feedback.

Empower your team to collect references faster and make decisions using better informed data on your prospective candidates.

Benefits include:
  • Request a Candidate Reference in 30 seconds
  • Automated Email and Text Reminders
  • Customisable Questions
  • User and Team Management
  • Integrated ID verification (over 7 million downloads)

Start saving time today

Try RefNow today and we'll include 5 free reference requests to get you started.

Simple Pricing

All our plans come with 5 free candidate requests to get you started. Learn about Pricing for Schools and Charities.

Buy CreditsVolume Discounts Available

£9.99per candidate
  • 5 References/Candidate
  • Unlimited HR Users
  • Unlimited Custom Questions
  • Team Management
  • Helpdesk Support
  • Live Chat

Optional extras

£Contact UsBespoke service
  • Custom Branding
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Professional Question Creation
  • Existing User/Team Import
  • Onsite Training
  • Enterprise Level Support

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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Sign up with RefNow and request your first free reference within 60 seconds.