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Update on Access Northern Ireland checks

October 15th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

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Access Northern Ireland (AccessNI) have released information about an update to their services. They recently took part in a trial to access criminal record information from other countries. This trial involved criminal record information relating to Dutch and Latvian nationals. During this six month trial 31 applications were submitted to these countries. The update to […]

Are you running a summer camp or kids activity group ? Do you need a DBS check?

August 2nd, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

It is very important that any organiser offering a summer camp for children or vulnerable adults assesses their need to carry out criminal record checks. This includes all those interacting with children and/or vulnerable adults. This may be volunteers helping out, students gaining some experience or paid staff. DBS Checks for summer camp or kids activity group […]

5 easy steps to assessing Regulated Activity in Scotland, the PVG Scheme

July 8th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

Simple steps to establish if PVG Scheme is required for working with children and vulnerable adults in Scotland. What is Regulated Activity (or Regulated Work) in Scotland? Regulated Activity (or Regulated Work) is a term used by Disclosure Scotland to help employers or endorsing organisation to determine the level of Disclosure Scotland criminal record check to request, […]

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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 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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System Improvements and New Features

June 29th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

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Listening to our Clients and the Applicants that enter their information As one of the leading DBS Umbrella Bodies, Due Diligence Checking Limited (DDC Ltd) are always looking at ways that we can improve the service that we offer our Clients. We will shortly be making some further changes to the online system based upon the feedback from […]

System improvements and future developments

March 27th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

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New System Enhancement – The Recipient Area As a service provider, Due Diligence Checking Ltd. are always looking at ways to improve the service on offer, to the benefit of all of our Clients. We have recently introduced some new facilities as system improvements that will enhance the ease of access to essential information. This […]

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New contact numbers for the Disclosure and Barring Service

March 5th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

Disclosure and Barring Service Contact Details. Please note that the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have changed their contact details from the 9th March 2015, with the aim of ensuring costs from mobile phone numbers are kept as low as possible. By law the 0300 numbers must be included in any bundles for mobile or landline […]

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Let DDC process your DBS applications, so you don’t have to!

January 29th, 2015 by Jonathan Bazely

If you are looking for assistance with processing a large number of CRB /DBS applications, why not register your organisation with us, and let us take away the stress! After 10 years in the business, this is what we do. High volume processing: As a commercial Umbrella Body for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), […]

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