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Is the NHS Failing to Keep Patients Safe? Understanding NHS Pre-Employment Screening
06Dec

Is the NHS Failing to Keep Patients Safe? Understanding NHS Pre-Employment Screening

The NHS has had a lot of flak recently as budget cuts have meant the level of care has lowered for many. Despite the almost constant news coverage, we try to do our best to keep a level head, remember this is just a small number of cases, and that we’re lucky to have a […]

CBS’ Rachel Bedgood to be Keynote Speaker at the Top 100 Business Women in Wales Awards
08Nov

CBS’ Rachel Bedgood to be Keynote Speaker at the Top 100 Business Women in Wales Awards

We are pleased to announce that our founder and CEO, Rachel Bedgood, has been chosen as keynote speaker at the Top 100 Business Women in Wales Awards 2018.

What is the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, and How Will It Affect My Organisation?
08Nov

What is the Senior Managers and Certification Regime, and How Will It Affect My Organisation?

On 4th July 2018, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published changes to the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR). Here we run through the new changes and what they may mean for you.

Opinion Piece: Should Funeral Plan Providers Be Financially Regulated?
26Oct

Opinion Piece: Should Funeral Plan Providers Be Financially Regulated?

On 1st June 2018, the UK government announced new plans to help stop grieving families from being ripped off. A consultation was launched looking into tougher regulations for the pre-paid funeral plan sector under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

More Than 1,200 Sex Offenders Removed from Register on Request
05Oct

More Than 1,200 Sex Offenders Removed from Register on Request

When you apply for a DBS check or background screening from CBS, we assess a number of records to create a clear picture of a person’s criminal history, if they have one. This may include current and spent convictions, depending on the screening you select.

Safeguarding the Future: Understanding Childcare Background Checks
01Oct

Safeguarding the Future: Understanding Childcare Background Checks

On this blog, we’ve previously written about the background checks that should be made for those working with school-age children – check out our post ‘Do I Need a DBS Check to Volunteer in a School?’ – but what about younger children?