Can you Fast-Track a DBS Check?

Can you Fast-Track a DBS Check? Whilst obtaining a DBS check should be a straight-forward and quick process, there are sometimes factors which delay a DBS check. Within the UK, London is a city where DBS checks typically take slightly longer to complete –...
DBS Checks for Adult Social Care Roles

DBS Checks for Adult Social Care Roles

DBS Checks for Adult Social Care Roles The Disclosure and Barring Service released a new DBS checks leaflet to discuss adult social care roles on 12 February 2020. The leaflet has been published to address DBS check eligibility within the adult social care sector, and...
Does Social Media Conduct Affect DBS Outcomes?

Does Social Media Conduct Affect DBS Outcomes?

Will Offensive Social Media Content Appear in a DBS Check?  Most people who use the internet will also be active across a variety of social media accounts. Social media sites and apps offer a convenient and efficient way of keeping in touch with your loved ones,...
What Does Filtering Mean on a DBS Check?

What Does Filtering Mean on a DBS Check?

What Does Filtering Mean on a DBS Check?  As the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) conduct basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks, employers are able to easily determine the suitability of prospective candidates in relation to a wide range of jobs.  However, on 29...
FCA Extends Criminal Background Checks

FCA Extends Criminal Background Checks

  As of 9 December 2019, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) extended its Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to ensure it now encompasses solo-registered firms too. The change has been implemented with the goal of setting a universal standard...