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Getting Your First Basic Disclosure Check

Getting Your First Basic Disclosure Check

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.

DBS Certificate - What Happens To It?

DBS Certificate – What Happens To It?

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.

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.