How Would You Know If You Need A DBS Check?

How Would You Know If You Need A DBS Check?

With the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, the level of information that an applicant or employee needs to disclose is being restricted even if there is no specific restriction on an employer seeking voluntary disclosure from them. That said, DBS is formulated in...
Does Santa need a DBS check?

Does Santa need a DBS check?

It is nearing that time of year again…festive music resounds everywhere, parents dash around buying Xmas presents for their families and excitable children make their annual visit to see Santa in the hope that their Christmas wishes will be granted. The yearly...
ID verification and its rules

ID verification and its rules

All DBS applications will need to undergo an ID verification to confirm the applicant’s identity. This process will need to be carried out by the employer and the applicant will need to be present. The employer must ensure they do the following: Follow the three-...
Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

For the longest time, adults have been portrayed as independent individuals. But we forget that they are just as vulnerable as everyone else in modern society. Not everyone can perform all duties that are expected of them because of factors that limit their ability to...
Debunking the Myths Surrounding DBS Checks

Debunking the Myths Surrounding DBS Checks

DBS or Disclosure and Barring Service checks are primarily used to help employers make better decisions during their recruitment process. It helps employers assess whether a candidate is fit for a certain role, especially if it involves children and vulnerable adults,...