About Personnel Checks


Personnel Checks is amongst the top Registered Umbrella Bodies for the DBS, Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly the CRB) and Disclosure Scotland. We offer a professional online safeguarding service and guide you easily through the DBS Checking process.

From our head office in Lancashire, we provide a tailored DBS and Disclosure Scotland service across the UK to various professional and voluntary organisations of all sizes. We have a dedicated team of trained advisors with the capacity to process a high volume of disclosures on behalf of major public and private sector organisations as well as providing Basic DBS Checks for individuals.

As an Umbrella Body, we provide all of our clients with a personal, fast, friendly and professional online service. We process and administer all levels of criminal record checks and are passionate about delivering excellent customer service at all times whatever level of disclosure you require.

Personnel Checks give specialist advice on the DBS and Disclosure Scotland process, as well as dedicated personal management of all information, revealed on a disclosure. Our online service speeds up the process, ensures accuracy and can eradicate error.

There are no registration fees, no setup fees and no minimum form requirement, our experienced team of advisors are on hand to answer any questions you may have, or to just give professional advice.

As well as providing criminal record checks we also provide bespoke safeguarding solutions for a variety of sectors, to find out more about these services, visit our safeguarding hub.

Personnel Checks is part of Cummins Mellor. Established in 1990. Our disclosure service has been active since 2004, working closely with the Disclosure and Barring Service and Disclosure Scotland, we have one of the lowest error rates processing thousands of disclosure applications each year.