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 …

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. …

31
July
2014

Gaining a DBS Check For Employees Within a School

If your are responsible for the recruitment of staff within a school environment such as teachers, teaching assistants, caretakers, office or catering staff,  you are legally required to undertake a DBS check pre their employment to ensure that person is …