26
September
2019

Working in a Prison: Do You Need a DBS Check?

Working in a prison comes with a high level of responsibility, so unsurprisingly prospective employees need to be vetted before starting work.  The vetting process may include a DBS Check – but what sort of DBS Checks are prison employees …

29
August
2019

DBS Checks for musicians – why do I need one?

Are DBS Checks for musicians necessary? A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check is in place for recruiters to make decisions about whether someone is suitable for the job that they are advertising.  This involves looking at criminal records and …

15
August
2019

Keeping children safe online: Advice for organisations

In our increasingly digital world, keeping children safe online is of vital importance. The internet and social media have transformed the way organisations communicate. They present brilliant opportunities to connect with children and young people – but with those opportunities …

25
July
2019

Do DBS Checks Expire? The Facts

At CRB Check Online, one of the most common questions we’re asked is: do DBS checks expire?  If you or an employee in your organisation has had a DBS check in the past, you may be asking ‘is my DBS …

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 …