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We have had excellent help and support doing the DBS online for the first time. Over the telephone and the online system. Thank you.

Pat Trotter, West Street Pre-school

I find uCheck to be a very good web based service for managing and processing DBS clearance application for employees. They offer a great service and help when you need it. Highly recommended.

Steven Walsh, Smart Education

I found the process via uCheck straightforward and we received all of our results within a few days. The emails to aid you through the process were clear and the support we received when we called was friendly and helpful.

Dr Sharlene Parmar-Anwar

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Save time on job applicant checks

uCheck is an online solution that lets you easily run checks on job applicants. Enter the applicant’s details just once, select which particular checks you need and get quick results. No more endless waiting, no more having to use different systems for different checks.

Only need a DBS check or one other type of check? uCheck pay as you go pricing means it’s still cost effective and you’ll benefit from the speed of using uCheck for making checks online.

Why uCheck for HR screening?

  • Quick: Receive results in the quickest time possible. Our record for an Enhanced DBS check is 61 minutes!
  • Easy: Entering applicant details and requesting checks takes under 5 minutes. Once an application is processing a dashboard report keeps you informed.
  • Affordable: Competitive pricing and we don’t use minimums or contracts to force you to stick with us. Clients stay because they want to.
  • Helpful: When you need to talk to someone our helpful UK based support is available without long phone menus and wait times. We have live chat too.

Our Blogs

DBS checks in education

DBS checks in education: The Ofsted requirements explained

A large part of Ofsted’s role is ensuring that children are kept safe in the establishments it regulates. As such, Ofsted has specific requirements around DBS checks in education. DBS checks in education are designed to prevent unsuitable candidates from entering the workforce and having access to children and young […]

Safeguarding in TV and film

Safeguarding in TV and Film: Who Needs a DBS Check?

Safeguarding in TV and film is of paramount importance. Production companies have a responsibility to make sure the children and vulnerable adults they work with are protected, and will no doubt want to ensure anyone they employ has had the appropriate background checks. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks are […]

Illegal Working in the UK: An Infographic

What’s the general British attitude toward illegal workers? We surveyed 2,800 business owners to get their honest opinion – and the results were extremely interesting.  We found that those in the charity sector were the most compassionate towards illegal workers, while only 18.5% of those in the pharmaceutical industry revealed […]

Right to work in the UK

Right to Work in the UK: How to Check Potential Employees

Businesses and organisations of all sizes and in all sectors are required to make sure their employees and potential employees have the right to work in the UK. This is a legal duty, and to fulfil it employers must carry out right to work checks on all potential employees before […]

Employing ex-offenders

Employing ex-offenders: what role do DBS checks play?

More than 11 million people in the UK have a criminal record – and yet according to a survey by YouGov, 50% of employers would not consider employing ex-offenders, regardless of the offence they committed or the sentence they received. Clearly, ex-offenders represent a large talent pool that many employers […]

Do DBS checks show cautions?

Do DBS checks show cautions?

Do DBS checks show cautions? One of the questions we’re often asked here at uCheck is: do DBS checks show cautions? The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) exists to help employers make safer recruitment decisions. DBS checks disclose information that helps employers determine whether an applicant is suitable for a […]

Adoption and fostering

Adoption and fostering: The DBS check eligibility explained

Adoption and fostering: The DBS check eligibility explained Adoption and fostering can have a hugely positive impact on children’s lives, and can be incredibly rewarding for adoptive parents and foster carers too. Naturally, safeguarding is of paramount importance for adoption and fostering roles, with DBS checks playing a vital part […]

DBS application form mistakes

The DBS Application Form: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

The DBS application form: common mistakes & how to avoid them Our online system makes filling in a DBS application form quick and convenient – but it’s still easy to make mistakes. Submitting a DBS application form with mistakes can delay the results and affect the accuracy of the disclosure certificate. To […]

Taking on an apprentice

Taking on an Apprentice: Do Supervisors Need a DBS Check?

Taking on an apprentice is a great way to nurture and develop enthusiastic new talent for your business or organisation. In the 2016-17 academic year there were 491,300 apprenticeship starts – a record number. The businesses who employ them are reaping the benefits: 76% say productivity has improved and 75% […]

Safeguarding in care homes

Safeguarding in Care Homes: The Facts

Safeguarding in care homes: The facts Care homes have a duty to keep their residents safe. With a recent CQC report revealing that one in four adult social care services in the UK is in need of improvement in terms of safety, safeguarding in care homes has never been more […]

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