How long do DBS checks take? The timescales explained

How long do DBS checks take? What affects the timescales? And how can you as an employer speed up the application process? If you’ve ever needed the answers to these DBS checking process questions, then you’ve come to the right … Continued

DBS Checks for Nannies: How to get the check you need

Safeguarding is an important step in the recruitment process for nannies and childminders. This is why DBS checks for nannies are useful for demonstrating your suitability to work with children. But as an individual, a nanny or childminder cannot apply for … Continued

What Will Show Up on a DBS Check?

When applying for DBS checks, it’s important to understand the eligibility requirements and the application process. But what will show up on a DBS check? Contrary to popular belief, DBS checks do not issue a pass or fail result. Instead, … Continued

What Are The DBS Barred Lists? Our Guide

The DBS barred lists form an integral part of the criminal record checking process. Yet, it may be unclear as to what exactly they are and who is responsible for regulating them. This blog outlines the key features of the … Continued

Working in a Care Home: Who Needs a DBS Check?

Although the majority of people working in a care home will be eligible for a DBS check, working out which level of check is most suitable for each job type can be confusing. Read on for an overview of the … Continued