Why do you need a DBS check and what are the benefits?
Criminal record checks are vital for business. Not only can they help mitigate risks that can cause financial or reputational damage, they are also essential in safeguarding employees and customers, as well as ensuring the right people are employed faster without wasting precious time and money.
By conducting appropriate criminal background checks you will be able to screen individuals and identify candidates inappropriate for the role, or who could cause potential issues in the future.
BASIC CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
Basic criminal disclosures are not job specific and are available to anyone, for any purpose
STANDARD CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
A standard disclosure details all criminal history; cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions
ENHANCED CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
All the standard checks and a review of the DBS Children and Adult barred list
Did Looser Police Checks Compromise Our Security?
It was revealed earlier this year that up to 20,000 people have slipped through the net and begun working with children and vulnerable adults without going through full security checks. Has this put people at increased risk? Here we take a look at how this happened and share our thoughts on how we would have […]