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 …

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 …

15
October
2015

Do spent convictions appear on DBS Checks? The verdict

One of the most common questions we’re asked is: do spent convictions appear on DBS Checks? – and unsurprisingly so, as it’s a very important query. First we’ll start with a quick overview of what information appears on the certificates …

02
October
2015

Why dentists need DBS Checks: the answers

There are several important reasons why dentists need DBS Checks. Dentists recommend regular visits to maintain healthy and good-looking teeth, with children and adults of all ages dependent on dentists to keep their teeth in a good condition. They perform …

23
July
2015

DBS Checks for school trips: Do parents need one?

Parents are often unsure if they require DBS Checks for school trips they are volunteering on, which is unsurprising as the answer depends on the circumstances. Schools sometimes ask parents to accompany classes on school trips, usually when the school …

09
June
2014

Enhanced DBS Checks

If you need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Scheme check (also known as a DBS check, and the new name for what used to be called Criminal Records Bureau or CRB checks), then one of the best ways is to …