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About the new system

← Return to the United Reformed Church mini site Why has the United Reformed Church changed provider? The United Reformed Church (URC) recently undertook a process review of their Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) arrangements, in order to offer the best possible service and highest standards of service to United Reformed Churches. After a lengthy period of evaluation a new supplier was…

Useful links

…←  Return to the United Reformed Church mini site Useful links The United Reformed Church Home Page The United Reformed Church Safeguarding Section The United Reformed Church DBS Checks section (England & Wales) The United Reformed Church PVG Checks section (Scotland) Form required to add/remove/edit a DBS or PVG Verifier  …

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The PVG Process

←  Return to the United Reformed Church mini site The United Reformed Church PVG Process The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme applies to applicants working or volunteering in Scotland. There are two different ways to initate the process based upon the contact details of the Verifier, and the access to the online Client Area. Irrespective of the format for requesting the check the applicant will need to complete one of two…

The online application process

← Return to the United Reformed Church mini site Getting started Here is some basic information that you can read prior to using the system. This will give you a general overview of the process and how to get your Church up and running, with the new online DBS system. This will be supplemented by the Quick Start Guide that will be sent to all Verifiers prior to the launch of the system on 1st November 2015. For those Churches that do…

About the new system

←  Return to the Baptists Home Page Why has the BUGB changed provider? The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) recently undertook a process review their Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) arrangements, in order to offer the highest possible standards of service and support to BUGB churches. After a lengthy period of evaluation a new supplier was chosen, with the contract awarded to Due Diligence Checking Limited (DDC). If you are…

The paper application process

←  Return to the United Reformed Church mini site When can I use the paper application process? The paper application process can be used where the Verifier does not have access to the internet, to log-in to the online Client Area. If you have access but not an email address we can post you your log-in details so you can still complete the process online. We will also provide a tutorial on using the system, as well as on-going support…

News articles

…← Return to the United Reformed Church mini site Please note that News Letters and Articles specific to the United Reformed Church will be added this section once they have been approved and published. For general information or News relating to criminal record checks please view the DDC News Section….

Getting Started – the paper process

←  Return to the Baptists Home Page   For more information on using the paper process for your DBS applications please reas the below informaiton or download the Paper Quick Start Guide. When can I use the paper application process? The paper application process can be used if you are a Church Verifier who does not have access to the internet to log-in to the online Client Area. Please note that if you have internet access but do…

Important documents

←  Return to the United Reformed Church mini site This section provides some important documents that you may find useful. Please click on the link below to download/print the document. Most of these documents are designed to be printed and placed on Notice Boards, or handed out in Church meetings. Next to each link is a brief description of what the document contains, and potential uses for it. The URC Online Quick Start Guide: This…