September 2017

Uber drivers required to apply for new DBS Checks

By |2017-09-04T14:25:25+01:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Child Protection, DBS, Right to work, Vetting|Tags: , , |

Uber has been been instructed to message all of their drivers to complete new DBS background checks in the next 28 days from a central government system or be struck off the list. Even though Uber drivers use the same roads as Black cab drivers, they undergo separate rules and laws, however, with the rise of [...]

August 2017

1 Million Subscribers

By |2019-11-11T10:01:56+00:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Child Protection, DBS, Pre Employment (BPSS)|

The Disclosure and Barring Service, back in 2013, created a service called 'Update Service' where the individual, upon receipt of a new DBS within the last 30 days, can register for a yearly update for a new DBS check. To obtain a new DBS, the individual has to go through an umbrella company first. By registering [...]

April 2017

New laws to crack down on child groomers

By |2019-11-11T11:31:52+00:00April 11th, 2017|Categories: Child Protection|

Following the NSPCC's Flaw in the Law Campaign, the government has finally listed and passed a law which gives new sentences to groomers who target children through mobile devices and social media. Justice Secretary Elizabeth Truss said: In a world of mobile phones and social media, our children are ever more vulnerable to those who [...]

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