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6 02, 2019

What Shows up on an Enhanced DBS check?

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What shows up on an enhanced DBS check is subject to detailed procedural rules. There are certain categories of police disposals and convictions that will automatically be disclosed, for details of these categories please see here. (NB: these rules are currently being reviewed subsequent to a 2019 Supreme Court ruling). Along with disclosing information according

16 03, 2018

DBS Barring Appeal Success

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We have again successfully challenged a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) barring decision. The client had been placed on the children's barred list, however he had always felt the decision had been unfair. The client had been investigated in relation to a sexual allegation, but the case had concluded without charge. Despite the allegation being

8 11, 2017

DBS Barring List Success

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We have successfully applied to have our client removed from the Disclosure and Barings Services’ (DBS) Barred lists. The client had been placed on the barred list under the former Department of Education and Skills (DfES) list 99 procedure. The client had never been convicted of any criminal offence, but was simply the subject

19 10, 2017

DBS Barring Procedure Successfully Halted

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We have successfully prevented a client from being placed on the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) children’s barred list. The DBS had commenced an investigation into whether to bar our client. They had taken an initial view that it may be appropriate to place the client on the barred list. The DBS barring investigation

8 02, 2017

Regulated Activity with Children

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What is considered Regulated Activity with children is a complex area of law and is set out in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) 2006 Schedule 4. The rules were significantly amended in 2012 by the Protection of Freedoms Act. The feeling was that SVGA went too far in defining regulated activity and the

5 01, 2017

DBS Barred List Success

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We have again prevented a client from being placed on the DBS children and vulnerable persons barred list. The client was convicted at court for a sexual offence and received a letter from the DBS giving him notice of a possible decision to place him on their barred lists - a "minded to bar" letter. The

16 12, 2016

DBS Minded to Bar Successful Challenge

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We have again successfully challenged the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in respect of proceedings to place a client on the children and adults barred list. The client had been previously issued a caution in relation to a sexual offence many years ago. On application for a job, an enhanced DBS check was undertaken –

3 12, 2016

DBS Intention to Bar Successfully Resisted

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We have again successfully prevented a client from being placed on the children and vulnerable adults DBS barred lists. The client had been cautioned for a sexual offence many years previously. On application for a job, and submitting a DBS check, information was passed to the DBS raising concerns - the DBS then began an

27 01, 2016

Instruction in Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Barred List Prosecution

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We have been instructed to defend in a Disclosure and Barring Service instigated prosecution. The client has been charged under section 7 of the Safeguarding vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Applying for Work Whilst Barred It is a criminal offence to apply for work to which you are barred by the DBS. Section 7 states the

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