13
April
2018

When to Request New DBS Checks: Our Guide

Knowing when to request new DBS checks for employees and volunteers is one of the employer’s key roles in the DBS checking process. Despite what you may have heard, DBS checks don’t have an official expiry date. This is because …

29
March
2018

DBS Checks for Parent Volunteers: Will I Need One?

Wondering about DBS checks for parent volunteers? If you volunteer at your child’s school, you may be wondering about the role of DBS checks, and whether you’ll need one. Eligibility for DBS checks for parent volunteers centres around their interaction …

15
March
2018

Easter Holiday Childcare: Our DBS Check Guide

With Easter on the horizon, lots of parents will be thinking about Easter holiday childcare – and lots of organisations will be running holiday clubs over the break. If your organisation is thinking of setting up a holiday club, you …

02
March
2018

Standard DBS Checks: Who’s Eligible?

Standard DBS checks are one of the higher levels of DBS check, with their own specific eligibility criteria. But what exactly do the checks detail? And who are they suitable for? Our guide gives you all the information you need …

14
February
2018

DBS Timescales: Tips for Speeding Up Your Applications

One of the most common queries we hear at CRB Check Online surrounds how long DBS checks take to process. Recruitment and safeguarding are key concerns for many organisations, so understanding DBS timescales and the vetting process can be crucial …

31
January
2018

DBS Checks for Contractors: the Eligibility Explained

Wondering about DBS checks for contractors? Many contractors may require DBS checks, depending on where they’re contracted to work. But how can contractors ensure they’re meeting the correct eligibility requirements? And how can they be sure of what type of …

16
January
2018

ID Checks for DBS Applications: Everything You Need to Know

ID checks for DBS applications are a key part of the process. But it can sometimes be tricky to work out what your responsibilities are as an employer, and ensure you’re completing an accurate ID check. The following guide is …

04
January
2018

DBS or CRB Check: What’s the Difference?

DBS or CRB check? You may hear many people refer to DBS or CRB checks when discussing criminal record checks. But what do these terms mean? And what is the difference, if any? For an overview of the different types …

20
December
2017

Basic DBS Checks: Everything You Need to Know

As part of a change to the way basic disclosures can be processed, CRB Check Online can now offer basic DBS checks to many clients. But what do these changes mean? And how will they affect employers? This blog will …

05
December
2017

How Long Do DBS Checks Take? The Process Explained

Here at CRB Check Online, one of the most common questions we’re asked is: how long do DBS checks take? For many companies, their recruitment decisions may rely on the return of a DBS certificate, so it’s understandable that processing …