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 …

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 …