13
June
2019

Safeguarding at Holiday Parks: Do Staff Need DBS Checks?

Safeguarding at holiday parks is vitally important, and with summer on the way lots of families may be thinking about visiting one. If you run a holiday park, you’ll no doubt want to make sure visitors feel safe and secure. …

30
May
2019

Applying for a DBS Check: How Does it Work?

Applying for a DBS Check is a vital part of the recruitment process for lots of organisations. If your organisation is one of them, chances are you’re familiar with the application process – but what happens after you hit ‘submit’? …

16
May
2019

DBS Checks for Soft Play: What’s the Deal?

Wondering about DBS Checks for soft play employees? This is something we get asked about a lot. As most of you probably know, DBS Checks are vital in lots of jobs that involve contact with children. Soft play centres are, …

25
April
2019

What is a DBS Check?

What is a DBS Check? If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, you’re not alone. You may have heard of them, you may even know a little bit about them, but if you’ve ever found yourself wanting to know more …

18
April
2019

English Language Day at the UN: Do You Need a DBS Check to Teach Adults?

The UN’s English Language Day is nearly here. If you’re thinking of teaching English, you may be wondering: do you need a DBS Check to teach adults? What is English Language Day?   The United Nations celebrates English Language Day …

11
April
2019

DBS Checks for Religious Organisations: Do I Need a DBS Check?

Need some advice on DBS Checks for religious organisations? Safeguarding is of paramount importance in religious organisations, and DBS Checks play a crucial role. This blog explains who needs a DBS Check, what sort of check they’re eligible for and …

28
March
2019

Handling Drugs and Medication: Do I need a DBS Check?

Do you need to apply for a DBS Check when handling drugs and medication? Understandably, there are stringent rules and regulations you need to follow if you handle drugs or medication – and we often get asked about the rules …

21
March
2019

DBS Check Address History: Your Questions Answered

The DBS Check address history is a vital part of the application form. On any DBS application, you’ll need to provide your full address history for the last five years. This means listing all the addresses you’ve lived at, without …

14
March
2019

Volunteering as a Befriender: Do I Need a DBS Check?

Volunteering as a befriender is a brilliant way to make a difference in someone’s life, and can be immensely rewarding. According to Age UK, nearly half of all people aged 75 and over live alone. Befrienders help to tackle loneliness …

28
February
2019

DBS Checks in Pharmacies

DBS check eligibility can be difficult to fathom, and when it comes to DBS checks in pharmacies it’s no different. We often get asked about DBS checks in pharmacies, and so we’ve put together this handy guide to explain things. …