20
November
2017

Safeguarding Requirements: How DBS Checks Play a Vital Role

Safeguarding is extremely important for all organisations in contact with children or vulnerable adults. Safeguarding requirements mean that organisations should take appropriate steps to ensure that these vulnerable groups are protected from abuse, and have their health and wellbeing maintained. …

06
November
2017

DBS Checks: Four Common Myths Busted

Here at CRB Check Online, we know there are lots of myths surrounding DBS checks and how to apply for them. We’ve collated some of the most common myths we hear and provided you with the actual answers, so you …

24
October
2017

DBS Checks for Hospitals: The Legislation Explained

The nature of hospitals means that ensuring employees have criminal record checks is paramount to adhere to safeguarding measures. But DBS checks for hospitals can be tricky to navigate. The large number of different roles in hospitals means that varying …

11
October
2017

Other Workforce on DBS Checks: What Does It Mean?

Have you come across the term ‘other workforce’ on DBS applications? When you apply for a DBS check, it’s a mandatory requirement to select a workforce type on the application form. You can select the following workforce types: Child Workforce …

26
September
2017

What Are the Different Types of DBS Check? The Levels Explained

If you’re looking to request DBS checks for your employees you may find yourself confused over the different types of check, and how to know which is the correct level. Here at CRB Check Online we’re often asked what are the …

11
September
2017

Limited Range of Establishments: What Does This Mean?

When determining if an applicant is eligible for a DBS check when working with children, an important consideration is their place of work.   If applicants are teaching/training/instructing/caring for or supervising children, as well as driving a vehicle solely for …

01
September
2017

What is a Barred List Check? Our Complete Guide

Barred list checks form an integral part of safeguarding, and can be requested as part of the DBS application process. But what is a barred list check? And who are they useful for? What is a barred list check? The …

17
August
2017

DBS Checks for Individuals: Your Options Explained

Confused about DBS checks for individuals? As an individual looking for a DBS check you may find yourself at a loss as to how to obtain one. DBS checks can only be requested by companies or organisations on behalf of …

01
August
2017

Basic Criminal Record Checks: What Are They Useful For?

Basic criminal record checks are different from DBS checks. Here at CRB Check Online, we’re often asked what this type of check is useful for. So, let’s explore what basic criminal record checks are, and how they can be of …

19
July
2017

Completing a DBS ID Check: How to Prepare

For employers carrying out DBS checks on their employees, the ID check is an essential part of the process. Completing a DBS ID check is a crucial step in ensuring accurate results. However, employers may find themselves confused by the …