Can my employer do a DBS check?
An employer may request a criminal record check as part of their recruitment process.
These checks are processed by the Disclosure and Barring Service ( DBS ).
Employers should still ensure that they have access to all the information available to them, to make a safer recruitment decision..
Will a driving ban show on DBS?
Driving offences will only be shown on a DBS certificate if they cross the border from civil motoring offence into a criminal offence which is dealt with through the court.
Does an employer have to pay for a DBS check?
Either the applicant or the employer can pay, there is no legal requirement for the employer to pay for DBS checks in the UK. If the applicant is due to pay for the DBS check, they will be asked for payment at the end of the application form.
How far back does a DBS check go?
The filtering periods for cautions are two years for under 18s and six years for those aged 18 and over. The filtering periods for convictions are 5.5 years for under 18s and 11 years for those aged 18 and over.
How much is a DBS check 2020?
What does a DBS check cost? The core Disclosure and Barring Service’s processing fees for DBS checks are: Standard – £23. Enhanced – £40.