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Update on the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in Scotland

April 6th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme in Scotland Due Diligence Checking limited were recently visited by the team at Disclosure Scotland for an informal audit of the processes we employ, and information that we provide to clients and applicants. As part of this audit Disclosure Scotland asked us to encourage employers to let Disclosure Scotland know (via ourselves) if they […]

DDC Supporting the local community

April 1st, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

The support and charity work that we do DDC Supporting the local community, at DDC we try to put something back into our local community in a variety of different ways. Below are a few of the events that our staff have taken part in, in the hope of enriching the local area and staying healthy: DDC Supporting […]

New job posted – front-end web developer

February 24th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

Front-end Web Developer DDC have a new staff vacancy. We are recruiting a front-end web developer. If you know how to build professional websites, based on PHP, MySQL and Apache, and you know how to design layouts in HTML, CSS and Js, then get in touch. For full details, please take a look at our […]

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BT Network outage affecting some services

February 2nd, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

Network outage affecting some services We are currently experiencing network connectivity issues, this network outage affecting some services and is due to the nationwide BT outage. Our servers are still online, and we can receive phone calls. However, our office email is offline, and our agents are unable to access our administrative systems. We apologise […]

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Use DDC as a DBS Umbrella Body

January 14th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

What is a DBS Umbrella Body? An Umbrella Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is an organisation who can process and submit applications to the DBS on behalf of other organisations. There are several reasons why an organisation may not want to register directly with the DBS: the organisation may not meet the minimum number of DBS checks […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year From The Team

December 24th, 2015 by Matt Tuckey

Merry Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas 2015 from DDC and a Happy New Year

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DBS News November 2015

December 8th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

DBS check delays with the Metropolitan Police Force In October, an article was published to inform Clients of the significant delays with the Metropolitan Police Force (MET). These delays have resulted in some applications taking up to 120 days before stage 4 of the process is started.  The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have been working very closely with […]

New DBS Code of Practice

November 16th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

Please note that the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have now updated their Code of Practice (CoP) and released a new version. This is a welcome change as the old version referred to the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB), which was transformed into the DBS in 2012. To view this new DBS Code of Practice please follow the link to […]

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Visit us at the Care & Dementia Show

November 2nd, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

Care & Dementia Show 2015

Due Diligence Checking are proud to announce that we will be exhibiting in the NEC at the Care & Dementia Show 2015.

DDC Exhibiting at the Care & Dementia Show on the 3rd & 4th November 2015

October 20th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

Care & Dementia Show 2015

Due Diligence Checking are proud to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Care & Dementia Show 2015. This show is designed to provide education, products and services to any organisation responsible for the care of older people. As one of the leading suppliers of DBS checks to the Care Industry we hope to […]