The world has changed considerably in the last couple of months. Around the world, governments are tackling the coronavirus pandemic. We’re all getting used to being at home and forgetting about trips to the cinema or events.
In just a few weeks, our way of life in the UK has been turned upside-down. Coronavirus or Covid-19 has sparked the biggest health emergency in a century. We’re all doing the right things by staying at home, and limiting contact with others.
Every month, thousands of companies across the UK submit DBS checks. Some are for employees working in jobs where a DBS check is a legal requirement, like teaching or nursing. Other companies have a blanket policy of checking.
If 2020 is all about getting a new job for you, then one of the main areas to look at is the retail sector. Although the British High Street has been struggling recently, retail is still a great option for people wanting part-time, flexible work.
Everything takes longer and seems more complicated when you’re not familiar with the website and the forms you have to fill in. When you’re dealing with government forms there is often an added layer of complication.
Getting your DBS certificate is the final stage in the disclosure process. It’s an important piece of paper. Getting your certificate in the post means filling in the application form, proving who you are, and allowing the DBS to do their checks.
Anything which speeds up turnaround times is good news, right? Well, the latest change designed to speed up basic DBS checks might not be so great if you don’t follow the rules. The changes concern the address history on the form.
Welsh is thriving, with around 20% of the nation’s population being able to comfortably hold a conversation in the language. Anyone who’s been to Wales recently will be familiar with dual English and Welsh language signs too.
Each and every day, hundreds of us submit our applications. And usually, things progress very smoothly. Fill in the application form, prove your identity and address, then just sit back and wait for the certificate to arrive in the post.
If you’ve applied for a job recently, you’ll be familiar with the idea of pre-employment checks. The concept refers to all the vetting your new boss does before you start work. Each company does things differently.