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. …

27
April
2017

Working in Regulated Activity With Vulnerable Adults: a Definition

When discussing safeguarding in relation to vulnerable adults, the phrase ‘ working in regulated activity with vulnerable adults ’ is often used. But what’s the definition? What is ‘working in regulated activity’? ‘Regulated activity’ is a classification used to determine …

11
April
2017

Working in Regulated Activity With Children: What Does it Mean?

If you work for an organisation that works with children, you may have come across the phrase ‘ working in regulated activity with children ’. ‘Regulated activity’ is a classification used to ascertain what level of DBS check employees or …

30
March
2017

Easter Holiday Playschemes: Advice for Safeguarding Children

Easter is just around the corner, and with it comes the promise of chocolate, spring weather and – for some of us – Easter holiday playschemes. Easter holiday playschemes provide invaluable childcare for busy working parents, at the same time …