European criminal record checks

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Introduction In November 2015, the Disclosure and Barring Service launched a pilot to test access to criminal record information from the European Union (EU). The trial will run until April 2016. The pilot is the first of its kind for the UK Government and will be jointly run by the Disclosure and Barring Service, the […]

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Is this a scam? Employment offers and criminal record checks

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We have been altered to an organisation, Online UK Disclosure, which claim to offer Single Offence Checks at a cost of £99.99. Online UK Disclosures claim to be an umbrella body for the Disclosure and Barring Service and Disclosure Scotland. The DBS has confirmed to Unlock that Online UK Disclosure is not registered an umbrella body […]

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DBS Update Service and One Certificate


Today, we’ve published a brief guide which explains some of the changes that the DBS has introduced this week. The Update Service is a new subscription service lets you keep your DBS certificate up-to-date so you can take it with you when you move jobs or roles. The employer can then carry out free, online, […]

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