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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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Updated: Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance

August 27th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

An updated version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance comes into force on 1 September 2021. Amongst other changes and updates, there are a number of substantive changes to part three – Safer Recruitment. These changes include: KCSIE now applies to providers of post 16 education as set out Education and Training […]

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DDC to go live on 16th August 2021: DBS Amended Document Guidance

August 6th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

Right to Work Documents

DDC will be going live with the new DBS identity guidelines on Monday 16th August 2021. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has announced up-coming changes to the identity guidance to reflect the changes to Right to Work legislation and as a result of Brexit. The change to the guidance will be implemented from 1st […]

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DDC’s Right to Work Check

June 29th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

DDC will soon be releasing a new and improved Right to Work check. The updated version will coincide with the latest release of Home Office Employers Guidance which is to be implemented on 1 July 2021. Do you want to take the worry around right to work legislation away? Are you looking to speed up […]

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UPDATE 18/06/21: Right to Work checks – What’s Changing?

June 18th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

Right to Work update 18th June 2021: COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks will now end on 31 August 2021 The Home Office has announced today a further extension to the COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks. The announcement is in response to the Governments extension to the date for the easing of lockdown restrictions […]

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DBS checking news – Updates and Changes

June 3rd, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

DDC News

As we approach the second half of the year, we take a look at some of the updates and changes with DBS checks, including some useful information about the process. In this news update we cover: Changes to the enhanced DBS process Relaxed document checking guidelines Digital Identity International criminal record checks Changes to the […]

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DBS checks for online roles

May 6th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

We are receiving more and more enquiries asking about DBS checks for online roles. Especially questions regarding eligibility for online roles. With remote working continuing to increase throughout 2021, we have provided your answers to your DBS checking questions for individuals performing their role online. Which online roles require a DBS check? Although an individual […]

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DBS checks for summer camps or children’s activity groups

April 21st, 2021 by Jonathan Bazely

As summer rapidly approaches and the school term ends, many organisations begin to offer summer camps or children’s activity groups. These form a great place for children or vulnerable adults to carry on learning and having fun through the summer months. They also offer parents additional facilities to find care outside of term time. Safeguarding […]

Why Outsource Reference Checks?

March 8th, 2021 by Jake Waddingham

We all know that carrying out suitable reference checks is a crucial element to getting the best talent into your organisation. The biggest frustration we hear about is that employment reference checks can take a lot of time to obtain and sometimes don’t come back at all. This does not have to be the case! You […]

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