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 …

07
July
2017

DBS Checks and Cautions: Will They Appear on the Certificate?

Here at CRB Check Online we’re often asked about DBS checks and cautions, and whether cautions will appear on a DBS certificate. The simple answer is that it depends on the level of DBS check you’re requesting. The different levels …

27
June
2017

Running a Summer Playscheme: Your Safeguarding Questions Answered

Are you thinking about running a summer playscheme? There are lots of things to think about when running a summer playscheme – but protecting the children you work with should be one of your top priorities. We’ve answered some safeguarding …

12
June
2017

DBS Checks for Employers: 5 Common Questions Answered

At CRB Check Online we answer lots of questions about DBS checks for employers who carry out checks on their staff. To make things easier for everyone, we thought we’d gather some of the most common questions together and answer …

25
May
2017

How to Speed Up DBS Checks in 5 Simple Steps

At CRB Check Online we get lots of enquiries from clients who want to know how to speed up DBS checks. On average, we complete DBS checks in 48 hours or less. However, the amount of time it takes for …

16
May
2017

6 Surprising Jobs That Require a Criminal Record Check

There are some jobs that require a criminal record check that seem obvious. For example, teachers, doctors and carers in care homes. It’s easy to see why jobs involving regular contact with children or care for vulnerable adults require DBS checks. …