DBS Terminology Glossary

We do so many DBS checks that the terminology has well and truly lodged itself into our everyday vocabulary – and sometimes we forget that terms like ‘regulated activity’ and ‘section 128 check’ aren’t in common usage! If only there … Continued

DBS Checks for Photographers: What Checks do you need?

Do photographers need DBS Checks? There are lots of different situations in which you might need a DBS Check, and we often get asked whether specific professions and roles are eligible for a check. If you’re a photographer wondering whether … Continued

DBS Checks for Legal Roles

DBS Checks for legal roles play a vital part in ensuring that people entering the profession are suitable to do so. In this blog we’ll explain everything you need to know about DBS Checks for legal roles, including who’s eligible … Continued

Basic DBS Checks for Individuals

Wondering about Basic DBS Checks for individuals? Basic DBS Checks can be useful in many situations, and are a requirement in some circumstances – but how do you get hold of one as an individual? Our guide explains everything you … Continued

Cautions and convictions shown on DBS Checks

Here at CRBS, it’s hardly surprising that we’re often asked about the cautions and convictions shown on DBS Checks. Employers and candidates alike are often keen to understand exactly what a DBS check will reveal – particularly if they may … Continued

Standard and Basic DBS Checks: What’s the difference?

What is the difference between standard and basic DBS checks? Although these are two different levels of criminal record check available in the UK, standard and basic checks are often referred to interchangeably by mistake. In fact, there are large … Continued

The Role of DBS Checks in Recruitment: Our Guide

The role of DBS checks in recruitment can form a crucial part of ensuring fair, safe and suitable recruitment decisions. Indeed, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development state that conducting accurate and appropriate pre-employment vetting helps to ensure due … Continued

DBS Checks in Dentistry: Who needs a check?

Dental surgeries are healthcare settings and so DBS checks in dentistry are essential for safeguarding measures. By ensuring that safe recruitment decisions are made and maintained throughout the business, DBS checks in dentistry ensure that patients receive safe, reliable and … Continued