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  • Challenging an ineligible DBS check

      Aim of this information For anybody with a criminal record, a criminal record check can be the most terrifying part of the recruitment process. If you know that your conviction is spent and believe that the job you are applying for is eligible for a basic check, then you would be extremely concerned to […]

  • DBS Adult First Check

    Name DBS Adult First Issued by Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Use DBS Adult First allows employers to check applicants against the DBS Adults’ Barred List. Dependant on the result of the check, this service allows an applicant to start work under supervision whilst waiting for their full DBS Certificate. What it contains An email […]

  • Completing a criminal record check application

    Basic applications For more information, visit our page on basic disclosures. Standard or enhanced applications Who processes the check? The DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) acts as the ‘middle-man’ between the Registered Body (which checks eligibility and identity) and the Police (who provide the criminal record information for the certificate). The Registered Body submits the […]

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