29
May
2015

DBS Checks for foster carers – the lowdown

Today we’re looking at DBS Checks for foster carers. Foster carers can make a life-changing difference to the fortunes of children and young adults. It goes without saying that in order to make that life-changing difference, it is vital that the …

21
May
2015

Implications for employers not performing DBS Checks: The facts

If you’re involved in recruitment or run a business, it’s essential to know the implications for employers not performing DBS Checks. Employers who do not perform DBS Checks on staff when they are legally required to do so leave themselves …

18
May
2015

What are Children’s Barred List Checks? List 99 updated

We often get asked “What are Children’s Barred List Checks?” Hopefully we can clear that up for you now. Not many people realise List 99 Checks – Checks of all individuals deemed unsuitable to work with children – no longer really exist. …

08
May
2015

Key elements of a DBS application – what you need to know

The key elements of a DBS application? As one of the UK’s leading DBS providers, we think it’s fair to say we know a thing or two about them. In fact, we’re going to stick our necks out and say …

27
April
2015

Basic Criminal Record Checks for employers – a guide

Employers won’t need reminding it can be helpful finding out a little more about your employees’ past. With that in mind, hopefully this guide to Basic Criminal Record Checks for employers will help. Not everyone is eligible to apply for …

02
April
2015

Eligibility for DBS Checks: Our guide

Eligibility for DBS Checks is changing. The DBS have recently updated their eligibility criteria to include a new National Health Service (NHS) role among others. It more important than ever to be aware of the regulations surrounding eligibility for DBS …

26
March
2015

Tips for completing “Position Applied For” in a DBS application

30 characters of space. That’s not a lot – it even makes a Tweet seem extensive! How can you accurately convey the role that your applicant will be doing, and their eligibility for the DBS Check, in such few characters? Completing …

20
March
2015

Getting your DBS application right first time

Getting your DBS application right first time will hardly give you a story to wow your future grandchildren but it can save you a fair few headaches in the long run. Taking an extra minute or two to double check …

13
March
2015

Getting an individual CRB Check: Our handy guide

Getting an individual CRB Check isn’t quite as straightforward as you might think. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) do not offer individual CRB Checks. Their screening packages are only available to employers. However, individuals can get a Criminal Record …

06
March
2015

DBS checking standards: A rapid, trusted and secure service

When it comes to DBS checking standards, we like to think three words sum up our service and everything we stand for. If you’ve read the title of this blog there’s no prizes for guessing which three words we are …