What Are Barred Lists? Everything You Need to Know

What Are Barred Lists? Everything You Need to Know

DBS barred lists are maintained by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). These lists aim to help organisations recruit safely and protect those they may be working with. There are two main types of DBS barred lists. One includes a list of people who have been...
How Will Brexit Impact Safeguarding?

How Will Brexit Impact Safeguarding?

With the deadline of the UK’s impending exit from the EU just weeks away, it’s already clear that Brexit has already had an effect, especially in the recruitment, employment and retention of EU nationals in the UK workforce. Alongside this, there is a lot of...
What jobs require DBS checks?

What jobs require DBS checks?

If you’re starting out on your career path or looking to change jobs then you might want to consider what legal requirements or background checks are required for the position you’re looking to join. There are a number of types of jobs in the UK that will require a...
Glossary of Safeguarding Terminology

Glossary of Safeguarding Terminology

A Abuse Abuse covers every form of ‘abuse’, Including sexual, emotional, psychological, material, financial, physical, discriminatory, organisational abuse and any acts of omission. ACPO ACPO stands for the Association of Chief Police Officers. The ACPO develops and...
What Does An Enhanced DBS Check Show?

What Does An Enhanced DBS Check Show?

A majority of people are familiar with the term “DBS Check”. The Disclosure and Barring Service check allows employers to ensure the credibility of potential employees by checking their criminal history for cautions, warning, reprimands and convictions. However there...
Route 2 ID verification: the low down

Route 2 ID verification: the low down

As part of the DBS process all applicants will need to have their identification documents verified and, in most cases, this is a quick and hassle-free task. However, on occasions if an applicant does not have the appropriate documents to verify the identification,...