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The DDC Charity Bake Off – Baking the world a better place.

December 2nd, 2022 by Abbie Tigedi

We at DDC are very proud to support our chosen charity LOROS Hospice. LOROS is a local charity close to the hearts of many. Caring for over 2,500 people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – LOROS deliver free, high-quality compassionate care and support for terminally ill patients, their family and care givers. Over the last […]

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Online Search: Keeping Children Safe in Education a Pre-employment Check Update

October 21st, 2022 by Jake Waddingham

The new Government guidance for Keeping Children Safe in Education came into force on 1st September 2022. Amongst other changes and updates, schools and colleges are asked to consider an online search or social media check as part of their pre-employment screening process. The statutory guidance now includes the following paragraph: “In addition, as part of […]

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The Midlands Business Network Expo – Friday 7th October

September 29th, 2022 by Abbie Tigedi

DDC is excited to announce that we are exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo on Friday 7th October at the CBS Arena, Coventry. The Midlands Business Network Expo is the region’s biggest B2B expo and is exactly where you need to be this October if you are looking to see your business grow and […]

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Due Diligence Checking – Approved G-Cloud 13 CCS Supplier

September 22nd, 2022 by Abbie Tigedi

Due Diligence Checking (DDC) are proud to announce acceptance onto the Government’s Crown Commercial Service – G-Cloud 13 framework. From 9th November 2022, our services will be available on the digital marketplace for a quick and easy route to market. What Is G-cloud 13? G-Cloud 13 is the latest iteration of the government framework managed […]

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DDC celebrates 20 years of dedicated service!

September 2nd, 2022 by Abbie Tigedi

DDC was founded in 2002 to support businesses and schools in the Midlands to obtain criminal record checks. Now in 2022, DDC operate as a market leader in both DBS and pre-employment screening, providing all levels of DBS checks, right to work, employment references and more. Our history Following the introduction of the CRB, now […]

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Digital Identity for DBS and Right to Work Checks

July 15th, 2022 by Dan Keran

From the 6th April 2022, organisations are permitted to carry out Digital Identity checks as an alternative to checking original identity documents in person. This is an optional process for organisations rather than a requirement. As announced by the Home Office in December 2021, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) released a […]

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The Midlands Business Network Expo – Tuesday 5th July

June 22nd, 2022 by Dan Keran

DDC is delighted to announce that we are exhibiting at the Midlands Business Network Expo – the region’s biggest B2B expo on Tuesday 5th July. The free to attend event is the region’s largest network dedicated to supporting companies grow and prosper. If you would like to network with hundreds of like-minded professionals, discover new […]

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Meet the team at the In-House Recruitment Expo 2022

April 13th, 2022 by Jake Waddingham

  Come and meet the team at the In-House Recruitment Expo to discuss how we can help save you time with your pre-employment screening. Plus DDC Director, Matt Tuckey, will be discussing all things Digital Identity at the MasterClass session. The In-House Recruitment Expo is returning live and in person for the first time in […]

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DBS Price Change April 2022

March 16th, 2022 by Jake Waddingham

Update Service from the DBS

What will the new DBS fees be? We are pleased to announce that the DBS is reducing the cost of DBS checks for all disclosure levels.  DBS Check Old Fee New Fee Basic DBS check £23.00 £18.00 Standard DBS check £23.00 £18.00 Enhanced DBS check £40.00 £38.00         Standard and Enhanced checks […]

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Right to work checks: Temporary adjusted checking extended

March 8th, 2022 by Jake Waddingham

The Home Office has announced an extension of the temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks until 30 September 2022 (inclusive). The extension enables employers to continue to check copies of right to work documents whilst completing a video call with the prospective employee. Why have the Home Office extended the right to work guidance? […]

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