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Safeguarding and Volunteers – Do Volunteers Need a DBS Check?

A common misconception about DBS checks is that they essentially restricted to paid employees, and not volunteers. Just because a role you’re applying for is unpaid that means there’s no need to apply for a DBS as a volunteer, right?
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Enhanced Disclosure: What, Which, Why and How?

If you’re wondering, ‘What is an enhanced DBS check, and why do I need one?’ then it’s important you familiarise yourself with the Enhanced DBS process. You’re probably familiar with what a DBS Check is, but there is specific criteria

Common DBS Check Questions

What does DBS Stand for? DBS stands for Disclosure and Barring Service. This is a relatively new organisation which was formed as a result of a merger between the CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) and ISA (Independent Safeguarding Authority). A CRB

Eurocom CI named finalists in the Surrey Business Awards!

Eurocom CI are pleased to announce we have been named Finalists in the Surrey Business Awards!
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Why Is Safeguarding Important? (Key Principles and Benefits Explained)

Safeguarding, as a term, became part of the common vernacular back in 2003, as part of the Every Child Matters green paper.  Every Child Matters was a response to the tragic death of Victoria Climbié, who died after police and
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Which jobs require a DBS check in the UK?

  Originally known as the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks, Disclosure and Barring Service checks aren’t always the easiest topic to understand. Why? Well, there are different levels of check, some levels are only available to people applying for certain