Common DBS Application Mistakes

Common DBS Application Mistakes

At uCheck, we process thousands of DBS applications every week, so we’re well-versed in common DBS application mistakes. Luckily, we’re equally well-versed in fixing them – but helping people avoid them in the first place is even better. Previously, we wrote a...
DBS Checks for Universities

DBS Checks for Universities

Here at uCheck, we get lots of enquiries about DBS Checks for universities. So we’ve put together a guide that explains the rules surrounding DBS checks for university staff, students and volunteers.   What are the different levels of DBS Check? Before we get into the...
The DBS Workforce Guides Explained

The DBS Workforce Guides Explained

The DBS workforce guides are designed to help employers figure out which types of work are eligible for a DBS Check, and which ‘workforce’ specific positions fall into. Navigating DBS Check eligibility can be a challenge, even for organisations that carry out checks...
What does a Basic DBS Check show?

What does a Basic DBS Check show?

It’s been almost a year since the DBS started processing Basic Disclosures – and since then we’ve requested more than 100,000 checks! But what does a Basic DBS check show, and how are they processed?   Basic DBS Checks: A quick recap Before we get into the nitty...