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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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How Long is a DBS Check Valid for?

time expiring for dbs check One of the biggest areas of confusion around a DBS check is how long they last. Many people express concerns about their DBS check expiring, and here at Online DBS Checks, we are very familiar with this concern. To clear
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DBS Check Process and Prices for Dentists

dbs checks for dentists   A DBS check is a requirement in many industries, so they can safeguard vulnerable adults and children, and make safer recruitment decisions. The NHS and private healthcare industries are no exception to this rule, much like education settings for
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Do Driving Offences Show on DBS Check Applications?

Police car stopping individual When applying for jobs in the UK, it wouldn’t be unusual for an employer to request that an applicant complete a DBS check as part of the application process. There are certain jobs which specifically require a DBS application, which
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Common Misconceptions Regarding DBS Check Applications

Conflicting and confusing information about dbs checks What Do I Need for a DBS Check? Many people are somewhat aware of what a DBS check is, but that doesn’t change the fact that there is a plethora of conflicting and confusing information online. Unfortunately, this means that
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Enhanced DBS Check: What is a Barred List Check?

teaching dbs barred list What are the DBS Barred Lists? The UK’s system for conducting criminal record checks on people, whose work involves the care and supervision of children or vulnerable adults, isn’t always easy to understand. Many people still refer to the now
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