A good background check can help you determine the character of the business. Red flags such as a bad business credit score, multiple business closures, or bankruptcies can be indicative of bad business practices. Also, owners and officers of a business behaving in unscrupulous behavior is often characteristic of how a company is being run and how it manages itself behind closed doors.
Identifying the character of a business is more than simply knowing if the business has gone under or has been sold; it’s knowing the whole status of the company. Sometimes companies must file for bankruptcy, but they start again fresh and use the experience to be better. Other times, businesses hide under a new name and avoid all the responsibilities of what they left behind. At the same time, a business could just be going through a rough patch.
Unfortunately, it is harder to check a company’s financial position versus an individual. It is also difficult to know whether what we have been told is truthful or not, so a background check can be a simple and effective tool.
At MCB we have a comprehensive background check that can be used to help your business sort truth from fiction as well as giving you a concise interpretation to help you make a well-informed decision. Visit us at morgancohenbach.com to find out more.