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 …

13
August
2015

Can DBS Checks be reused? The verdict

Customers who are looking to save time and money often ask us: can DBS Checks be reused? Many workers undergoing a DBS Check will have long-term plans to work their way up the company they are hoping to join, securing …

06
August
2015

Who can request a Standard DBS Check? The facts

Those working in HR or recruiting often ask us who can request a Standard DBS Check? There are a number of types of checks available – each with their own specific eligibility criteria. We’ve written a comprehensive guide to who …

30
July
2015

A guide to individual Criminal Record Checks

Confusing. That’s a word we often hear used to describe them, so we’ve written a guide to individual Criminal Record Checks. If applying as an individual, it can often be tricky to determine which level of Criminal Record Check you …

23
July
2015

DBS Checks for school trips: Do parents need one?

Parents are often unsure if they require DBS Checks for school trips they are volunteering on, which is unsurprising as the answer depends on the circumstances. Schools sometimes ask parents to accompany classes on school trips, usually when the school …

16
July
2015

The differences between CRB Checks and DBS Checks: A guide

Confusion surrounding the differences between CRB Checks and DBS Checks is common. To fully understand where the issue arises, you need to look back at the emergence of the Criminal Records Bureau and the later formation of the Disclosure and Barring Service. …

02
July
2015

The differences between Basic, Standard and Enhanced DBS Checks

One of the most frequent queries we receive is for an explanation of the differences between Basic, Standard and Enhanced DBS Checks. It’s time to clear up the confusion once and for all. Understanding the differences between Basic, Standard and …