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Getting Started with DBS Checks

If you’ve never done DBS Checks it’s easy to get taken by surprise. It’s a complicated area of overlapping legislation covering data protection, recruitment law, and the employment of ex-offenders. That’s before you even get started with industry specifc requirements and exemptions. This guide will give you the best foundation for your business.
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Why Personnel Checks?

Compared to some, Personnel Checks are relatively new to the background screening industry, so why use our service? Well, with 16 years under our belts, we’ve definitely made an impact on the industry and we aren’t planning on slowing down! Read on to find out more...
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Uber Forced to Pay £1.5 Billion in VAT

The Good Law Project is a not-for-profit organisation that uses the law to protect the interests of the public. They have spent the last 3 years bringing litigation against Uber, lobbying HMRC and the courts to achieve a ruling in the best public interest.
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Autocab to be Acquired by Uber

Industry leaders are concerned about the implications of this acquisistion by Uber. Autocab is a ‘Software as a Service (SaaS)’ provider. Their systems allow taxi and private hire operators to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft. We examine in more detail what this means for the industry.
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The Dangers of Using Autofill on Your DBS Application

In the modern age we’re constantly filling forms in online. Names, emails, addresses, card details, you name it and you’ve filled a form in about it. But should you be relying on these settings, particularly when you are applying for a criminal record check?
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What's The Deal With CCTV in Taxis?

CCTV is a contentious issue in the taxi and private hire industry. Whilst it is undeniably an asset for criminal investigations, the data protection implications cannot be ignored. Some licensing authorities have this as a compulsory requirement but you should follow their lead?
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