DBS – new guides to help you understand criminal record checks.

The Disclosure and Barring Service  (DBS) has released several new publications, this month, to provide guidance on various aspects of criminal record checks.  Some of the  new guides are listed below and can be accessed by clicking on their title:

Guide to eligibility   – Guidance on occupations eligible for DBS criminal record checks

Employer guide   – Guidance about the DBS Update Service for employers

Preview for employers  – Preview of the DBS Update Service screens for employers

How to carry out status checks  – A one page quick-guide showing you how to carry out status checks for applicants who have joined the DBS Update Service