EICA Disclosure and Barring Checking Service
EICA offers a responsive and confidential Disclosure and Barring Checking Service (DBS Check) which is available to members and non-members (currently 90% of DBS checks completed within 30 days). EICA members benefit from reduced administration fees
The EICA DBS Checking Service provides information, advice and guidance to EICA members on any changes in the current Home Office systems, together with the required policies and procedures that employers should adopt for the processing of DBS checks for their employees.
EICA provides an on-line training package for all employers to support them in ensuring their staff complete DBS applications accurately, thus avoiding costly delays in processing.
“the EICA DBS Checking Service is really personal and helpful, the team immediately alert us to any mistakes that our recruits may have made at no extra charge, and avoid the expense of forms having to be returned. Thanks for a great service!”
Links and Information
- DBS continuation sheet
- DBS Code of Practice
- DBS Handling & Storage Policy
- Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 information from DBS
- DBS guidance on applicant advice
Contact EICA on 01702 547144 or 01268 565551 or email for more information
23 May 2013
On 17th June 2013 the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will launch their new service, called the Update Service
22 May 2013
IMPORTANT CHANGES TO THE DISCLOSURE & BARRING SERVICE
In preparation for the launch of the new DBS Update Service (launch date still to be announced by DBS) you will need to complete field x61 on the application form differently and you should start to do this now.
17 April 2013
Certain old and minor cautions and convictions will no longer be disclosed on a DBS certificate.