Spring clean your DBS account!

Has your office recently moved addresses? Have your staff moved onto pastures new? Do you fancy changing your payment method?

Year in Review – 2019

What a busy year it has been for us here at APCS! Single Central Record launch We launched the website for our new service Single Central Record, the online portal that offers a bespoke recruitment service for schools and multi academy trusts nationwide. Single Central Record has already been nominated for several awards this year, […]

7 ways to ensure your company stays compliant in 2019

Register with an umbrella body Registering with an umbrella body allows you to conduct Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks on your staff to ensure peace of mind during the recruitment process. Umbrella bodies countersign and check the level of each DBS application to ensure that employers are meeting the legal requirements when requesting a […]

Does Santa need a DBS check this Christmas?

With Christmas soon approaching, Santa is entering his busiest time of year. It is often assumed that Santa can have a enhanced DBS check, however this is not always the case. Below is our complete guide to getting a DBS check for Santa this Christmas. Does Santa need an enhanced DBS check? Santa and his […]

7 things you need to know about Children’s Barred List Checks (formerly List 99)

List 99 Checks

List 99 checks are now known as Children’s Barred list checks. Here are 7 commonly asked questions about Children’s Barred List Checks. What is a Children’s Barred List Check? The Children’s Barred List is a list of individuals who are barred from working with children. A check of the children’s barred list allows educational establishments […]