22
December
2015

What Sort of DBS Check Should I Get? A Handy Guide

Before starting a DBS application, it’s important to make sure you or the applicant are applying for the right sort of Check. As an employer, it’s your legal responsibility to ensure DBS applicants are eligible for the type of Check …

18
December
2015

DBS Checks in childcare: What you need to know

In this week’s blog we look at DBS Checks in childcare. Childcare is a plays a huge role in society and unsurprisingly is regarded as an area of major importance by the DBS when being looked at in terms of …

10
December
2015

DBS Checks for subcontractors – what to do?

In this week’s blog we look at DBS Checks for subcontractors. Read on for the key info on DBS eligibility and application info. What is a subcontractor? A subcontractor is a person or business which has a contract in place …

24
November
2015

DBS Checks for volunteers – what’s the story?

Do volunteers need DBS checks? If you volunteer for an organisation or charity you may be required to have a DBS check. This will usually be the case if you’re volunteering for an opportunity that involves working directly with children …

13
November
2015

DBS Checks and Self-Employment: Our Guide

I’m self-employed – should I get DBS check? If you’re self-employed, you may feel that a DBS check would put you ahead of your competitors when looking for work. A DBS check may give potential clients more confidence in you, …

29
October
2015

NICE guidelines on home care services: A summary

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidelines on home care services last month. These guidelines were produced in order to promote high-quality care services for older people. Given that the WHO estimate that 23{005329dfb7bee03ab27e34e29b1b0e29a2462648c7188fd9e98135c32f2f6d5e} of the population …

15
October
2015

Do spent convictions appear on DBS Checks? The verdict

One of the most common questions we’re asked is: do spent convictions appear on DBS Checks? – and unsurprisingly so, as it’s a very important query. First we’ll start with a quick overview of what information appears on the certificates …

02
October
2015

Why dentists need DBS Checks: the answers

There are several important reasons why dentists need DBS Checks. Dentists recommend regular visits to maintain healthy and good-looking teeth, with children and adults of all ages dependent on dentists to keep their teeth in a good condition. They perform …

25
September
2015

An infographic guide to DBS Checks

We’ve created an infographic guide to DBS Checks to help make clear the differences between the Checks in terms of eligibility, application and prices. For more information on any of the below, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

17
September
2015

Which emergency service roles need DBS Checks? A guide

If you’re not sure which emergency service roles need DBS Checks then never fear, help is at hand, we have the answers for you right here. Anyone who works for the police, a fire department or emergency medical services is …