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Basic DBS Checks - Address Errors

Basic DBS Checks – Address Errors

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.

Basic Disclosure Checks in Wales – All change?

Basic Disclosure Checks in Wales – All change?

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.

Identification Documents - I don't have any!

Identification Documents – I don’t have any!

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.

Post-Employment Screening - What is it?

Post-Employment Screening – What is it?

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.

Working Online and DBS Checks

Working Online and DBS Checks

There are obvious benefits to not having a daily commute. Most online workers are attracted by the flexibility. But if you’ve considered an online, or virtual occupation, what happens with DBS checks?

Teacher Checks for International Schools

Teacher Checks for International Schools

Thousands of children all over the world are in “international schools”. The idea behind international schools is to give children living in one country the chance to experience another country’s education system.

Handling DBS Certificate Data

Handling DBS Certificate Data

Starting a new job means handing over a lot of private information to your employer. They might want to take a copy of your passport to make sure you’re working legally. Payroll will need your NI number and bank details.

Criminal Record - are some jobs barred?

Criminal Record – are some jobs barred?

If you’ve got a criminal record, you’re not alone. Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK have some sort of minor brush with the law in their past. Many might have a more serious criminal conviction.

Reasons why having an unusual name is a good thing

Why having an unusual name is a good thing

Do you have an unusual name which people often remark on? Gone are the days when every baby born was called William, John, Mary or Elizabeth. 21st parents are much more adventurous when it comes to naming their offspring.

Proving Academic Qualifications - Why do Employers Ask?

Proving Academic Qualifications

Getting a new job can seem like an endless paperwork process these days. Employers can do a wide range of checks on applicants. Some of these, such as the “right to work” checks, are a legal requirement.