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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DDC Team ready to get muddy for charity

April 20th, 2018 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 three of the team running the 10 kilometre course on the 20th May 2018, supported by friends and family. They have been training hard so they can […]

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NEW: Online Basic Criminal Record Checks

December 21st, 2017 by Matt Tuckey

DDC News

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

DDC News

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 […]

DBS News October 2017

October 20th, 2017 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

DBS online basics New Release 1 (R1) system goes live DBS R1 system goes live, In early October the DBS launched their new IT system called Release 1 (R1). This project was originally split into three parts. The first part of this project was to make available online basic level criminal record check through the DBS. Previously all basic level checks in […]

DBS News July/Aug 2017

August 9th, 2017 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

Progress on Release 1 (R1) Project The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) have announced that the project R1 is now making progress towards completion, with testing undertaken with numerous Responsible Organisations (ROs). The first part of this project will be the submission of online basic checks for any applicants in England and Wales. These are […]

DBS News Mar/Apr 2017

April 15th, 2017 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

A summary of the DBS News for March / April 2017. This month covers topics including the work of the DBS to detect fraud and the correct level of check.

DBS News Jan/Feb 2017

February 6th, 2017 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

Release 1 (R1) Project update. For a summary of the DBS News and how it affects DDC Customers please read below. To view the news in full please follow the link to the DBS website. Release 1 (R1) Project update The DBS recently announced plans to introduce new IT systems to improve several aspects of the DBS […]

An update on Metropolitan Police Service delays

December 8th, 2016 by Jonathan Bazely

DDC News

Enhanced level DBS checks are sent to local police forces as part of the review process, at stage four of a five stage process. The Metropolitan Police Service are resolving a number of issues to tackle the backlog of applications they currently hold. Some applications are taking much longer than their 60 day service level agreement. The Disclosure and Barring […]

Christmas Opening Times for 2016 at DDC

December 5th, 2016 by Matt Tuckey

The staff and management of DDC would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas  and a Happy New Year  The DDC offices will be closed from midday on Friday 23rd December 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017. We will collect mail from the Local Delivery Office intermittently over this period so […]

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