Most DBS certificates are produced quickly, and without any problems. But there are many reasons why you might want to get in touch with the DBS Service. Perhaps you want to query the progress of your application. Other people might have a technical question about their address history. There are Continue Reading
DBS Checks Integrate With Online Payments
The government has made no secret of the fact that it wants to move away from paper forms. Gone are the paper tax discs for the car. Most people applying for a passport get online, and new rules you mean you can even upload a selfie from your smartphone. Self-assessment Continue Reading
Identity Documents – How To Spot Fakes
Would you be able to spot a fake passport or driving licence if you saw one? It’s not something that we are asked to do every day. But if you are involved in checking documents in connection with DBS checks, you’re going to see a lot of identity documents. And Continue Reading
Car Insurance, Driving Offences and DBS Checks
Everyone knows that when you apply for a DBS check, there’s a check into your criminal record. That’s the simple bit. Working out what will be listed on your DBS certificate is altogether more complicated. The decision will depend on how old the convictions are, as well as how old Continue Reading
Right to Work Checks and Brexit
Is there anything which Brexit won’t affect? The process of withdrawing from the EU has been headline news for months. Predictions range from a full on apocalypse with no flights and no food on shelves, to everything carrying on pretty much as normal. Nobody knows for sure. However, one thing Continue Reading
Ever considered a career as a paralegal?
Law is one of the more competitive careers. If you want to practise as a solicitor, barrister or lawyer, you’ll need a law degree and then a post graduate qualification too. Competition for places is fierce. Depending on the field of law you choose, it can be high-pressured and stressful Continue Reading
My DBS Certificate – Who Gets to See It?
The very last stage in the DBS process is getting that certificate through the post. Usually, there are no surprises. You know what convictions and cautions you have – if any – and these are reflected on the certificate. If there are errors, then it’s usually straightforward to get them Continue Reading
When you’re applying for a new job, you want everything to run as smoothly as possible. You arrive in plenty of time for your interview, ask sensible questions, try to give a good impression. When it comes to your DBS check, you have no control over how long the checks Continue Reading
DBS Checks, CCJs and Bankruptcy
+Employers have a wide range of checks which they can run on an applicant. Most of us have heard of DBS checks, which used to be called CRB checks. However, do you really understand what sort of information is given on a DBS certificate? Don’t worry if you don’t – Continue Reading
Free DBS Checks if You’re Unemployed?
Finding jobs can be an expensive business. It’s fairly standard practice for jobseekers to have to pay their own travel expenses for interview, or shell out for new clothes before working. It can be difficult to make it through to the first pay packet. One of the other costs is Continue Reading