Proving Academic Qualifications – Why do Employers Ask?

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. Similarly, if you’re applying for work in healthcare or with children, you’ll know you have to apply for […]

DBS Checks and Age Limits

It sounds like a very simple question. How do you define a child? Legally though, there is no straightforward answer. In England, children over the age of 10 have criminal responsibility, meaning they can be prosecuted if they commit a crime. In Scotland, the age of criminal responsibility is 12. Or does a child become […]

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