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Why is my DBS Check taking so long at stage 4?

Last week over half of the DBS Checks we processed where completed in less than 5 working days, and a quarter of those where completed in less than a day, so why is it that some DBS Checks take considerably longer than that? To answer this question we first have to understand the process when a DBS Check has been submitted to the DBS.
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4 child protection issues to look out for over summer

It may come as no surprise that many types of child protection issues actually increase during the summer months. Here’s how you can do your bit and help safeguard children from some of the most common types of abuse.
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How GDPR has affected the DBS process

You may be tired of hearing those four letters now, but GDPR is here and in full force. Find out how it has affected the DBS process here...
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How to stay safe on social media over the summer holidays

It's vital that parents and guardians know how to help keep children and young people while they use social media. Here are a few simple ways to do so.
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DBS Guidance: What is meant by EU & EAA

The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) have launched new ID guidance recently and we highlight the points you need to know.
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The DBS: 5 years of safeguarding

On the fifth anniversary, we reflect on 5 years of the Disclosure & Barring Service.
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