How To Run A Criminal Record Check On An Employee

In this article, when we refer to the individual being background checked as an employee it can equally apply to a volunteer or contractor working on a temporary contract. With that said, this is a guide for employers and organisations that employ people for roles that require a criminal background check. Many employers these days … Continue reading “How To Run A Criminal Record Check On An Employee”

A Guide To DBS Checks for Hospital Staff

Hospital workers have direct contact with vulnerable people on a daily basis. One of the best ways to make sure that people are safeguarded in hospitals is to carry out criminal background checks on any staff that have direct, unsupervised contact with vulnerable people. This article will take a look at how DBS checks work … Continue reading “A Guide To DBS Checks for Hospital Staff”

What Is A Barred List? A Complete Guide To DBS Barred Lists

If you’re looking into applying for a DBS check or you’re an employer who needs to run criminal background checks on your employees, you may have come across the term “barred list”.  If you’re not sure what a barred list actually is, then you’re in the right place. We’re going to describe exactly what a … Continue reading “What Is A Barred List? A Complete Guide To DBS Barred Lists”

How To Carry Out A Criminal Record Check On Your Employees

Hiring the wrong people can be costly, both in terms of direct financial cost to the business, but also the cost of any reputation damage that may result from it. That’s why so many employers choose to carry out criminal record background checks on applicants and new recruits these days. In the UK, criminal record … Continue reading “How To Carry Out A Criminal Record Check On Your Employees”

The Complete Guide To DBS Checks

It is becoming increasingly common for employers to request that potential recruits undergo background checks and vetting before starting in a role. Background checks help employers avoid the costly mistake of hiring somebody who is unsuited to the job, or even worse, could prove to be a liability. One of the first checks that many … Continue reading “The Complete Guide To DBS Checks”