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DBS Checking for Careers in Banking

DBS Checking for Careers in Banking

If you don’t know much about the DBS checking system, then you probably think it’s all about people working with children. Although it’s certainly true that those workers need DBS checks, this is just part of the story.

5 Reasons to do your DBS Check Online

5 Reasons to do your DBS Check Online

Most things are done online now. If you’re one of those people who are clinging to the old-fashioned paper forms, have you considered making the switch? Doing your DBS check online has significant benefits over the alternative methods.

DBS Checks and Charities

DBS Checks – Working for Charities

There’s been a lot of coverage in the press about the goings-on in the charity sector. Charities can’t assume that everyone applying for a charity job is doing so with the best intentions. DBS checks may apply to people applying to work in the charity.

DBS Turnaround Times - Winners and Losers

DBS Turnaround Times – Winners and Losers

Every quarter the government releases figures showing how quickly police forces are turning around DBS checks. It’s fair to say that there are huge differences in how quickly checks are processed. How is your local police force doing.

Getting a DBS Check on an Overseas Worker

Getting a DBS Check on an Overseas Worker

The DBS check process in England and Wales is fairly straightforward. There are strict rules governing what you have to do, and in which order. Although the bodies doing the checking in Northern Ireland and Scotland are separate.

How to Speed Up Your DBS Check

How to Speed Up Your DBS Check

It’s definitely true that there’s nothing more frustrating than waiting for what seems like forever for paperwork to come through. If you’re waiting for a DBS check to be completed before starting a job, the wait can be even worse.

Proof of Address for Basic DBS Disclosure

Proof of Address for Basic DBS Disclosure

Basic DBS checks are needed for jobs as diverse as working in a lawyer’s office as a clerk, or being a postman. As the name suggests, basic checks are the least detailed of all DBS checks. The process for applying for DBS checks is the same.