DDC Team ready to get muddy for charity

April 17th, 2019 by Jonathan Bazely

Bring on the mud! This year some of the Due Diligence Checking team have chosen to run the Pretty Muddy Race For Life, in aid of Cancer Research UK. There will be six of the team running the 5 and 10 kilometre course on the 12th May 2019, supported by friends and family. They have been training hard […]

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AccessNI News March 2019

March 18th, 2019 by Jake Waddingham

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AccessNI amend fee for basic and standard checks. AccessNI are reducing their fee for basic and standard checks from 1st April 2019. The current fee of £26.00 for a basic and standard check is to be reduced to £18.00. The reduction comes afters a full review by AccessNI of its financial cost recovery model. The […]

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Christmas Opening Times for 2018 at DDC

November 29th, 2018 by Matt Tuckey

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The staff and management 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 on the afternoon of Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. We […]

DBS News November 2018

November 9th, 2018 by Jonathan Bazely

A summary of the latest DBS news publication and what they mean for DDC clients. Where should I apply for a basic criminal record check? The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have issued a reminder that organisations should request their basic criminal record checks based upon the jurisdiction where the applicant is working and living. […]

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DBS News June 2018

June 25th, 2018 by Jonathan Bazely

DBS receive award at UK Customer Satisfaction Awards ceremony The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) were recently crowned the ‘InMoment Customer Commitment Award’ winners at the 2018 UK Customer Satisfaction Awards ceremony. This award is run by The Institute of Customer Service and was created to showcase organisations who place customer service at the centre of […]

Anti-Money Laundering Checks

June 13th, 2018 by Jonathan Bazely

What are Anti-Money Laundering (AML) checks? Anti-Money Laundering checks is a general term used to describe checks carried out as part of the UK’s Anti-Money Laundering regulatory framework. This can be a check on an individual carrying out a specific function, or an organisation providing goods or services.  The legal framework includes several different Acts and Regulations and […]

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What makes a good DBS Umbrella Body?

June 11th, 2018 by Jonathan Bazely

Here are some of the key considerations to help organisations decide which DBS Umbrella Body will work best for them. When looking to undertake employment checks on staff, there is often a decision to be made on the type of DBS Umbrella Body. You should always look for an organisation that can offer the solution you […]

DBS News February 2018

February 26th, 2018 by Jonathan Bazely

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This news is taken from the DBS News Edition One 2018 DBS set target of keeping customers satisfied The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) are celebrating after being placed as the second highest performing public sector organisation, by the Institute of Customer Service. This Institute aims to give an indication of customer satisfaction for UK […]

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NEW: Online Basic Criminal Record Checks

December 21st, 2017 by Matt Tuckey

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DDC launch a NEW online basic criminal record checks process. No more paper forms, postal delays, photocopying documents or returned forms due to errors. Checking an employee’s or volunteer’s background is now easier than ever! Their new online Basic criminal record checking process works along side the existing system for requesting Enhanced and Standard DBS applications. This […]

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Upcoming changes to DBS Identity Documents

November 17th, 2017 by Jonathan Bazely

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Changes to DBS Identity Documents, the Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) have announced a change to the identity document provided in support of a DBS Standard and Enhanced application. These changes will directly affect applicants applying from outside the UK, with further changes for those applying from outside the EEA. When will the new DBS document […]