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Old and Minor Cautions, Convictions and Warnings Will be Filtered from DBS Certificates

Following on from our update in March, we can confirm the DBS are to filter certain old and minor cautions, convictions, reprimands and warnings from criminal record certificates.
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Paternity Leave Entitlements

As little as 1% of men use their ‘additional paternity leave’ entitlement according to a recent study.
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Requests for CRB Certificate Numbers

Please be aware that simply requesting CRB Certificate numbers for previously checked individuals will not show you whether they have a criminal background.
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Recruiting Applicants from Overseas

When recruiting, employers can ask potential hires to obtain a Criminal Record Check, or ‘Certificate of Good Conduct' from their country of origin.
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Important Changes to the DBS Checking Process

It’s important that we inform you of important future changes to the DBS checking process which will commence from 17th June 2013.
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New Draft Guidance for the Safeguarding of Children - Are You up to Date?

The Department for Education (DfE) has revised guidance called ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’
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