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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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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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How Do I DBS Check My Nanny?

Hiring someone to look after your children can be nerve-racking. Whether it’s for one night or a year, as a parent you want to be sure you have done everything to protect your children. A criminal record check does provide peace of mind, but can you actually carry one out?
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