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Online applications and advice for CRB Checks, DBS Checks, Basic Disclosure Checks Online.

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.

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?

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.

Basic Disclosure Checks and Documentation

Basic Disclosure Checks and Documentation

It’s a common misconception that applying for basic disclosure checks is a hassle. It’s certainly true that there’s some admin and paperwork involved. But it doesn’t have to be incredibly time consuming.

Can I Get a DBS Check at the Post Office?

Can I Get a DBS Check at the Post Office?

Where would be be without the post office? It’s the centre of so many communities, and in times gone by we did everything from picking up pensions to taxing the car there. But times change. Car tax is done online.

Levels of DBS Checks Explained

Levels of DBS Checks Explained

It’s natural to feel some degree of confusion over the different levels of DBS checks. For a start, the system has changed name over the years. We used to talk about Criminal Records Bureau, or CRB checks.