20
February
2015

Pre-employment screening: Do you know who you are hiring?

Almost half of UK organizations who employ fewer than 100 staff have experienced problems with vetted employees. Many of these companies have gone on to find out that even with pre-employment screening in place they have still allowed an employee …

31
January
2015

DBS Checks for doctors – the lowdown

When patients are ill and go to their GP or a hospital, they are making the decision to put their health and lives in the hands of a doctor. They trust that the doctor, who they may have never met …

23
January
2015

Child safety: While smart hiring is crucial in schools

Naturally, child safety is something that parents are particularly sensitive to when leaving their little ones at school. When you are hiring potential employees for a school, your own background checks may not be thorough enough to ensure peace of …

16
January
2015

What actually is a DBS Disclosure? A handy guide

You’ve probably heard of a “DBS Disclosure” – but do you know exactly what a DBS Disclosure actually is? And what is the “Disclosure and Barring Service” or “Criminal Records Bureau”? If you work in any of positions discussed in …

06
January
2015

Which jobs require a DBS check? A beginner’s guide

Not sure which jobs require a DBS check? You’ve come to the right place. Working with children is just one reason you might require a DBS check. We’ve gone through some others to shed some light on the subject. So …

29
December
2014

The importance of DBS checks before employing someone

Managing a workforce can be a tedious task and paperwork is rarely a barrel of laughs but it’s impossible to overestimate the importance of DBS checks. Far too many employers find out the hard way that their employees do not …

10
October
2014

Why do Employers Need CRB Checks?

CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) checking helps companies to ensure that their employees do not have criminal records. Here are some other reasons why businesses rely on CRB checks: Security of the Company Businesses usually have some confidential information that needs …

31
July
2014

Gaining a DBS Check For Employees Within a School

If your are responsible for the recruitment of staff within a school environment such as teachers, teaching assistants, caretakers, office or catering staff,  you are legally required to undertake a DBS check pre their employment to ensure that person is …

30
July
2014

CRB Cost

Companies who offer CRB check online to employers, agencies and organisations generally don’t charge annual fees, they should not confront you with any hidden costs, and they should allow you a variety of payment options to suit your own accounting system. …

17
July
2014

Gaining a Criminal Record Check Online

If you own or manage a business that cares for the elderly or vulnerable adults or children under 18 years of age, or your company is involved in the financial or legal sector then you may well be looking to …