DBS Checks by Due Diligence Checking
Welcome to Due Diligence Checking Ltd. We are a registered commercial Umbrella Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service, Disclosure Scotland and Access Northern Ireland. We offer DBS checks (Disclosures) for organisations and employers using our secure online application system.
We currently work, processing DBS checks, on behalf of over 12000 client organisations. Our clients come from the Government, education and healthcare sectors, voluntary organisations and businesses of all sizes.
DBS Checks formerly CRB Checks
In December 2012 the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) merged to become the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Hence, the CRB Check is now referred to as the DBS Check. The services and information provided on CRB Checks have not changed, with DBS Checks still enabling employers to make safer recruitment decisions and help prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, such as children and the elderly.
Who needs DBS checks?
We process between 6000 and 7000 applications per month for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Disclosure Scotland and Access Northern Ireland. DBS checks at the Standard and Enhanced level can be requested on individuals in specified roles, that are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). These include roles where the individual will be working with children and/or vulnerable adults; or unrestricted access to premises where children or vulnerable adults are present. For example schools, clubs or care homes.
Other eligible roles for DBS checks (formerly known as the CRB check) may include legal positions, security industry workers or FCA regulated financial roles, including giving advice.
Online DBS checks via e-Bulk
We are a fully accredited Registered Umbrella Body, which means the DBS permit us to submit applications on behalf of other organisations. As we submit over 75,000 checks per year, we are able to make use of the DBS e-Bulk service. This enables us to submit data to the DBS electronically via a secure online connection.
DDC collect application data for the DBS checks electronically using our custom-built online application system. This is then submitted to the DBS without delay. Your recruitment and checking process benefit from the fastest possible service.
ID Checks and DBS Route 2
Identity verification is an important part of the DBS checking process and this has to be done correctly. DDC have integrated this aspect into the system so Clients can be confident the process is carried out correctly and ID documents are valid. Document selection, nomination and verification is taken care of within the system.
Although our online criminal record check processes is at the heart of our business, we also aim to provide a comprehensive identity validation service for our clients. We have partnered with Experian to allow us to provide 3rd party identity checks for applicants who require this service.
DDC also offer this service to Registered Bodies independently. Even if your check is not being carried out by DDC, we can provide rapid and secure identity validation, using government-approved databases. This is all done online and takes minutes to set up and process an ID check.
Service, Security and Value
Due Diligence Checking Ltd take pride in our customer service and we are constantly striving to improve our processes. We have been assessed against the ISO 9001 standard and our internal quality management systems are fully certified.
We take the security of your data extremely seriously, which is why we have chosen to adopt the ISO27001 information security management system. All of our systems are owned and developed in house by DDC, and we use industry standard technology and encryption.
DDC know that keeping costs down is a major consideration for all business. For this reason, we are constantly optimising our processes to ensure the value they provide is the best in the industry.