DBS Checks for Charities

DBS Checks for Charities

DBS checks for charities are quite common, as there are many charitable organisations that are required to put safeguarding measures in place. This is true for those charities that work children and/or vulnerable adults, as DBS checks will be important for ensuring...
DBS Checks for Counsellors

DBS Checks for Counsellors

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) are campaigning to reaffirm the importance of counsellors and psychotherapists in supporting the nation during the coronavirus crisis. There is currently an unprecedented health and economic crisis that...
DBS Checks for Counsellors

DBS Checks in Pharmacies

Knowing who is eligible for each level of DBS check can be difficult to work out, especially in a pharmacy. Our team is often asked about DBS checks in pharmacies, who is eligible, and what part of the roles makes them require a DBS check. Read on below to find out...
DBS Checks for Counsellors

COVID-19 Fast Track Application Guidance

Since the pandemic started earlier this year, the DBS has provided free-of-charge fast-track Barred list checks in response to the growing demand for key workers during this crisis.  However, the system must be used correctly and for the purposes stated within the...
What is a DBS Umbrella Body?

What is a DBS Umbrella Body?

A DBS Umbrella Body is a service that acts on behalf of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to process all criminal record applications for businesses, private and public organisations. Employers cannot apply to the DBS directly for a criminal record check, which...
DBS Checks for Cleaners

DBS Checks for Cleaners

There is an extensive list of occupations that require a DBS check. The safeguarding of the most vulnerable members of society is important across every industry, and it’s now synonymous with DBS checking. It’s also very important to get a background check on anyone...