18
June
2020

DBS Checks for roles in doctor’s surgeries and medical centres

DBS Checks for roles in doctor’s surgeries and medical centres are an essential part of safeguarding. As staff are likely to be working with vulnerable or injured people, DBS Checks are necessary for both legal compliance and the ability to …

28
May
2020

DBS Checks for interpreters: what level of check is appropriate?

As interpreters are likely to be working in a number of establishments and with vulnerable people it is easy to assume that an interpreter would be eligible for an Enhanced DBS Check with a check against the relevant barred list. …

16
April
2020

Which convictions show on which level of a DBS Check?

When applying for a DBS Check one of the most important questions to ask is ‘what level of DBS Check would be most appropriate for this situation’? To answer this question we’ve put together a guide on the levels of …

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
2016

DBS Checks for HR Departments: Essential Info

If you work in a Human Resources department for an organisation which requires staff to undertake DBS checks, it’s essential you understand the importance of the vetting process. The role of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is to ensure …

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 …

13
August
2015

Can DBS Checks be reused? The verdict

Customers who are looking to save time and money often ask us: can DBS Checks be reused? Many workers undergoing a DBS Check will have long-term plans to work their way up the company they are hoping to join, securing …