Changes to the DBS Certificate

October 29th, 2019 by Jake Waddingham

Update Service from the DBS

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have recently announced that the paper certificates will be updated on the 30th October 2019. Please read about the changes taking place and how to ensure that a certificate is genuine. What will change from the 30th October 2019? The organisation that prints the DBS certificates is updating their […]

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DDC to attend the Schools & Academies Show

October 28th, 2019 by Jake Waddingham

Meet the team at the upcoming Schools & Academies show on stand D44. The UK’s largest education policy event! When is the show? 13th – 14th November 2019 Where is the show? National Exhibition Centre (NEC), North Avenue, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT Why visit DDC? DDC work in partnership with many Schools and Academies, […]

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DBS Changes to the Processing of Applications with Conflicts

September 25th, 2019 by Jonathan Bazely

The DBS has recently announced that applications with missing addresses or incorrect workforce/home working information will be automatically withdrawn. What is the current process for the DBS updating/amending an address or workforce information?  Previously the DBS Customer Service Team would contact DDC to confirm if the applicant had ever lived at an address that they […]

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DBS Price Changes from the 1st October 2019

August 27th, 2019 by Jonathan Bazely

What will the new DBS fees be? We are pleased to announce that the DBS will be reducing their fees as follows: DBS Check Old Fee New Fee Basic DBS check £25.00 £23.00 Standard DBS check £26.00 £23.00 Enhanced DBS check £44.00 £40.00 When will this change take place? The DBS have announced that the […]

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DDC raise £480.00 for Cancer Research UK in the Pretty Muddy Race For Life

May 21st, 2019 by Jake Waddingham

Congratulations On the 12th May 2019 a small team from Due Diligence Checking Ltd completed the Pretty Muddy Race For Life, in aid of Cancer Research UK. All the hard work and training paid off as they all fought hard to cross the finish line head to toe in mud. Check out their before and […]

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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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What makes a good DBS Umbrella Body?

January 11th, 2019 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 […]

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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