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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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Right to Work Checks: Updated Guidance for Employers

January 28th, 2022 by Jake Waddingham

The Home Office has updated the guidance on how to conduct right to work checks to prevent liability for a civil penalty. The new guidance applies to right to work checks conducted on or after 16th December 2021, with some of the changes being fully implemented throughout 2022. The changes include: Introducing Digital Identity EEA […]

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Pre-employment screening in 2022

January 4th, 2022 by Jonathan Bazely

As we all emerged from lockdown into a different kind of world and what at times felt like a different kind of workplace, there were many positives to take. It was amazing to see some of the changes within the DBS checking and pre-employment checking industry, when everyone was united by the common goal of […]

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DDC’s Festive Charity Fundraising

December 10th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

During the festive period, the team carry out a number of Christmas activities to help raise money for our chosen charity LOROS. Staff participate in ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ and instead of Christmas cards, the company and staff members choose to donate the equivalent value of what they would normally spend on Christmas cards with all […]

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Business Improvement through Technology – Award Winners

December 6th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

Due Diligence Checking Ltd. are delighted to have been selected as winners for the Business Improvement through Technology category at the East Midlands Chamber Business Awards. The entire team are thrilled to have been recognised for all their hard work to continuously improve the systems and processes to deliver services to clients and applicants The […]

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Christmas opening times at DDC for 2021

November 30th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

The team at DDC would like to thank all our clients for their support over the last 12 months. We wish you all a Merry Christmas  and a Happy New Year  The DDC offices will be closing early on Friday 24th December 2021 and will be operating a reduced service between Christmas and New Year, […]

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Student DBS Checks

September 22nd, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

At this time of the year, we receive a lot of enquiries about applications for students enrolling in courses, that require a student DBS check. The most common questions we receive are ‘Do I need to undertake a DBS check for a student role’ and ‘what level of DBS check do I need for my […]

Right to work COVID:19 Temporary Adjustments Extended

August 27th, 2021 by Matt Tuckey

The temporary adjustments outlined by the Home Office in response to the pandemic have now been extended to 5th April 2022. The temporary changes allow employers to check copies of right to work documents whilst completing a video call with the prospective employee. Verifying copies of documents will continue to provide you with your statutory […]

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