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What job roles require a DBS check?
05Feb

What job roles require a DBS check?

Job roles requiring a Basic Criminal Disclosure There are different levels of DBS checks and certain job roles require higher levels of checks than others. For example, jobs such as doctors and teachers require an enhanced DBS check. These types of checks can’t be applied for directly by the individual and they have strict eligibility […]

Will a criminal conviction stop me getting a job?
29Jan

Will a criminal conviction stop me getting a job?

A regular question that often appears on application forms; ‘do you have any past criminal convictions?’ More than 11 million people in the UK currently have a criminal record according to government figures obtained by Nacro. Yet a survey found that 50% of employers would not consider employing an ex-offender regardless of the offence or […]

New Year and New Regulations
10Jan

New Year and New Regulations

Happy New Year from CBS! At the start of a new year we look forward to what 2018 may bring, this year we will see several changes that will affect your organisaton: Changes to Basic Disclosures From January 2018 there are significant changes to Basic Disclosures. The way in which basic level disclosures are processed […]

Changes to be made to Basic Disclosures from 1st January 2018
21Dec

Changes to be made to Basic Disclosures from 1st January 2018

As you will be aware, from January 2018 both the DBS and Disclosure Scotland will be processing basic level disclosures. This will mean if you require a basic disclosure for a job role based in England or Wales you should apply to Disclosure and Barring Service. If you require a basic disclosure for a job […]

Negative Media Screening
05Dec

Negative Media Screening

Recent stories of Gay Times editor Josh Rivers being suspended after historic offensive Tweets were found on his Twitter account. YouTube star Jack Maynard was recently removed from the I’m Celebrity show early due to a series of status’ on his social media accounts dating back to 2011. It begs the question as to how […]

Get to Know the CEO of CBS!
27Nov

Get to Know the CEO of CBS!

We want you to get to know the CBS team, this month we spoke to Claire our Referencing Manager. 1. As the CEO what does your job involve? I have worked hard to create CBS’ place within the market through innovative system design and outstanding service.  It’s my job to ensure we remain sustainable, as well […]