Our outreach teams carry out DBS checks, which is the new name for the former criminal background check agency, Disclosure and Prohibition Service (DBS). There are four levels of DBS verification: basic, standard, improved and improved with verification on banned lists. It is designed to provide a quick result so that a person can start working (under supervision) until the full DBS check is returned. Improved DBS controls are for positions that involve certain activities, such as teaching children or treating adults, and can also be obtained for other professions (for example, judicial appointments or RSPCA officials).The most important change is that you can no longer request a CRB check; however, you will still receive the same information on a DBS check.
Basic DBS control will disclose all convictions or conditional injunctions that are considered unpaid in accordance with the Offender Rehabilitation Act of 1974. Another change is the legislation relating to people who are eligible for higher-level controls, which the DBS updates regularly. The process by which DBS provides criminal record data is called a DBS certificate or DBS verification. This allowed checks on the list of prohibited persons to be carried out as part of the improved DBS verification, if the applicant met the requirements. The DBS works with a series of rules for the criminal background check service and prohibits the accuracy of cases. As mentioned earlier, the merger of DBS and ISA made it possible to simplify this verification and cover all the bases. While there is no legal requirement for the exercise of DBS controls, many employers and regulated bodies include DBS controls as part of their hiring policies and procedures.