Why do you need DBS (formerly CRB) criminal record checks and what are the benefits?
Criminal record checks are vital for business. Not only can they help mitigate risks that can cause financial or reputational damage, they are also essential in safeguarding employees and customers, as well as ensuring you employ the right people faster without wasting precious time and money.
By conducting appropriate criminal record checks you will be able to screen individuals and identify candidates inappropriate for the role, or who could cause potential issues in the future.
PERSONAL CRIMINAL DISCLOSURE
Personal criminal record checks are available to anyone who lives or has lived in the UK
BASIC CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
Basic criminal disclosures are not job specific and are available to anyone, for any purpose
STANDARD CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
A Standard Disclosure details all criminal history; cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions
ENHANCED CRIMINAL DISCLOSURES
Additional checks against the DBS Children and Adult barred list
Are you putting your business at risk by not re-screening employees?
Do you know if your members of staff have any recent criminal convictions, in particular, ones that may put your organisation at risk? UK businesses have started to become savvier when screening new employees but rarely screen existing staff once they are employed. Yet, statistics from the fraud prevention service (CIFAS) state that in recent […]