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

DBS Checks for Contractors: Our Complete Guide

Wondering about DBS checks for contractors? Working in the contracting industry means that, most often, DBS checks are only needed for individual contracts rather than as an ongoing element of recruitment. As a result, it can be difficult to access … Continued

Using a DBS Registered Body: What are the Benefits?

Are you thinking about using a DBS registered body? The majority of employers looking to request DBS checks for their employees or volunteers will need to register with a DBS registered body to process checks. Sometimes referred to as DBS … Continued

DBS Checks for Volunteers: What are the Requirements?

Ever looked at requesting DBS checks for volunteers? Aside from the normal eligibility criteria that applicants need to mee to be eligible for a higher level of DBS check, they must also meet the DBS volunteer criteria. But what exactly … Continued

The DBS ID Checking Process: Our Guide

The ID check is a mandatory part of the DBS application process. The DBS ID checking process is designed to ensure the check is accurate by ascertaining whether the applicant has given correct biographical information, as well as matching that … Continued

DBS Checks for Employers: Who Needs a Check?

Wondering about DBS checks for employers? As an employer with a number of employees in different roles, it can sometimes be difficult to work out who’s eligible for a criminal record check. Add to that the different levels of check … Continued

Basic Disclosures: What Do These Checks Involve?

If you’re looking to obtain a criminal record check, you may come across checks known as basic disclosures. But what exactly is the purpose of these checks? And how do they differ from higher levels of DBS check? This blog … Continued

The DBS Tracking Service Explained

Tracking your DBS Application..     As part of the DBS process, applications will go through up to five stages of vetting. These five stages indicate how far the application has progressed. The number of stages an application will go … Continued

DBS Checks in Schools – The Guide

Due to the level of interaction with children, most, if not all of those working in schools are required to have a DBS check. But how do you determine which level is most suitable for each job role?   To resolve … Continued