News

Changes to the DBS ID Checking Guidelines

Earlier this year, the DBS  announced there  would-be mandatory changes to the ID verification guidelines. The changes will run in parallel with the existing ID checking guidelines for a three-month transition period from 3rd  September 2018 until 3rd December 2018, after that, the existing guidelines will cease to apply.
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PC appoints 3 new team members!

Following our recent relocation to our award-winning office space, we are thrilled to have appointed 3 new team members to the PC team!
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Changes to the handling of DBS information

Due to recent legislation changes, the DBS has recently updated their sample policy on the handling of DBS information to inform companies how to better handle, retain and store DBS information.
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Teaching Union calls for DBS checks on Tutors

The UK’s largest teaching union has recently called for all private tutors to undergo criminal record checks before teaching children.
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DBS In Partnership to Tackle Check Fraud

Due to recent cases where individuals have been targeted by fraudsters promoting fake DBS Checks, the DBS have partnered with SAFER Jobs to help tackle the issue.
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Barring Referrals Now Online

In early September 2017, the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) launched a new barring referral system.
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