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National Safeguarding Day – Stop, Look & Listen

February 29th marks National Safeguarding Day, a day where organisations are asked to stop what they're doing and review their safeguarding policies.
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Free DBS checks by the WCVA to end on 30th September 2016

A recent announcement reveals the WCVA's funding of volunteer checks will end of 30th September 2016.
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Basic Disclosures To Be Taken Over By The DBS

Before the end of January 2018, basic disclosures, which are currently provided by Disclosure Scotland are to be taken over by the DBS.
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European Criminal Checks - Safeguarding across borders

The DBS have launched a new scheme to test access to criminal record information from the European Union.
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Clamp-down On Illegal Immigrant Taxi & Private Hire Drivers

New changes have been announced in the Immigration Bill which states local authorities will soon be responsible for ensuring Taxi & Private Hire Drivers have the right to work in the UK.
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All Change - Chief Exec of The DBS Will Be Sorely Missed!

Chief executive of the DBS, Adriènne Kelbie, is set to take on a new role come January 2016.
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