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DBS Check, 7 Reasons to Apply Online

DBS: Postal or Online? When applying for a new job, depending on the field, your new employer might request that you complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS check). The three types of DBS check allow you to work
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How Long does a DBS Check Take?

How long do DBS checks take? What are the reasons for delays in the DBS checking process? What can employers do to speed up a DBS check? If you are looking for answers to all of these questions, then fear
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Why did the CRB Change to the DBS?

You have probably heard the term ‘CRB check’ thrown around at one point in your life. These days, those ‘CRB checks’ are now called ‘DBS checks’, and are conducted by a completely different organisation. What changed, and why?   History
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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