Why do I need a DBS Check?

If you’re applying for a new role there is a chance you may require a valid DBS Check certificate. But why is this? If you’re unsure why a DBS Check is necessary for your role – or what the purpose … Continued

DBS Checks for working with homeless people

Working with homeless people can mean working with some of the most vulnerable people in society. As such, you may expect that working with homeless people may require a DBS Check. However due to DBS legislation, a homeless person may … Continued

Does Santa need a Criminal Record Check?

Lots of children will be looking forward to visiting Santa this Christmas time – but does Santa need a criminal record check? If your organisation is planning on setting up a grotto this festive season, it’s important to think about … Continued

Protecting vulnerable people on social media

The rise in popularity of social media has made interaction with people of various backgrounds and opinions easier than it has ever been before. While this has revolutionised the way we connect with people, if used maliciously social media has … Continued

Safeguarding for educational establishments

When it comes to educational establishments, our priority never veers from safeguarding the students that fill them.  Nurseries, primary and secondary schools, colleges and even universities should all take appropriate measures to keep students safe where possible. These measures can … Continued

What are appropriate DBS Checks?

Employers who do not carry out appropriate DBS Checks on staff – if they are eligible to do so – may leave themselves vulnerable in the business world.   If an employee is dismissed due to either causing harm or having … Continued