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

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