Working from home is something which we’re all doing a bit more of. Even before the global pandemic of Spring 2020 hit, companies were realising that allowing people to work from home had a lot of benefits. Working from home one or two days a week is fairly common. Working Continue Reading
Disclosure Certificates for Volunteers
Do you know the difference between a worker, an employee and a volunteer? The way we’re all working in the UK is changing. Companies such as Uber or Deliveroo have been involved in lengthy battles with HMRC about whether their workers are employed, or self-employed. These rulings have an impact Continue Reading
DBS Checks – Are There Still Delays?
We’ve all heard the horror stories about DBS checks. Delays can mean applicants have to give up their job offer, as the employer just can’t wait any longer for the paperwork to arrive. The DBS Service hits the headlines when delays spiral, but it’s all gone a bit quiet of Continue Reading
Volunteer Driving Opportunities
Are you at a bit of a loose end and looking for something interesting to do in your spare time? What about volunteer driving opportunities? If you’ve a full driving licence, then there are a whole host of charities who are desperate for your help. Here’s everything you need to Continue Reading
Why is my DBS certificate taking so long?
Nobody’s a fan of waiting. Is there anything more frustrating than delays? We don’t think so. If you’re desperate to start a new job, you certainly don’t want to be waiting for your DBS certificate to finally drop through the letterbox. There are all sorts of horror stories out there Continue Reading
DBS Service – Getting in Touch
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
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
Basic DBS Checks for Christmas Jobs?
It’s that time of year when everyone’s gearing up for Christmas. It’s the busiest time of year for retailers, the hospitality industry and the Royal Mail, and this can mean that it’s a great time to earn some extra cash too. Temporary Christmas work is widely available, but if you’re Continue Reading