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All you Need to Know About Renewing a DBS Check

Businesswoman's hand with pen completing personal information on a form The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) offer criminal record checks to those who work with vulnerable groups. Here at Online DBS Checks, we receive numerous questions regarding the DBS check renewal process, expiry dates, and the best time to renew
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What You Need to Know about DBS Certificates

Portrait of tired young business woman suffering from headache in front laptop at office desk If you’re applying for a job where a DBS check is required, a physical certificate is posted to the address that you give them on your DBS application form. This is usually done very quickly and without any problems.  However,
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Who is Responsible for Paying for a DBS Check?

Cropped view of man shopping online with laptop and credit card Thousands of UK jobs and volunteer opportunities require applicants to complete a DBS check as part of their application. DBS check applications involve the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminal Records Bureau) checking applicants’ criminal records to
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Why is My DBS Check Taking so Long (Stage 4)?

Four business people waiting DBS checks, formerly known as CRB checks, are a necessary part of many job applications these days. Many people are expected to apply for a DBS check if they are applying for work in education or healthcare, as their role
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Does a Caution Show on a DBS Check?

businessman in black suit holding hand stop in office room The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) exists to help companies across the UK make safer recruitment decisions. This is done through a DBS check, formerly known as a CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) check. An individual may need to complete a
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Am I Eligible for a DBS Check as a Volunteer?

volunteer group hands together If you are thinking about applying for a new position which is unpaid you may have to complete a DBS check. If you represent an organisation that recruits volunteers, you may need to request that prospective applicants apply for a
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Get a Fast DBS Check. How to Fast Track your application.

  How Long do DBS Checks Take?  A DBS Check is an independent check which requires time to complete. It’s virtually unheard of to receive a fully-verified DBS application within a few hours. Depending on the level of the check
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