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 …

21
March
2017

DBS Checks for Teachers: The Importance of Safeguarding in Schools

Schools have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which children can learn, grow and develop. Carrying out DBS checks for teachers is a vital part of doing this. DBS checks for teachers DBS checks for teachers play a …

08
March
2017

Recruiting Volunteers: Tips for Success

Recruiting volunteers is a great way to help your organisation grow and achieve its aims – but it’s important to recruit the right people. This is especially true for volunteer roles that will involve working with children or vulnerable adults. …

18
February
2017

DBS Checks for Sports Clubs: Your Questions Answered

The recent football child abuse scandal has ensured that safeguarding in sport is deservedly receiving a lot of attention. DBS checks for sports clubs are a key part of making sure children are safe. If you run a sports club, …

10
February
2017

DBS Checks for Host Families on School Exchanges

School exchanges are an enriching and enjoyable part of learning a language. But recently there has been some confusion around DBS checks for host families on school exchanges. In September 2016 the government amended the wording in its Keeping Children …