To make an informed recruitment decision, carrying out a criminal record check is an essential part of the recruitment process. Not only can it help prevent bad hires, conducting the correct level of criminal record check is crucial for those working in regulated activity.
We offer a market leading online service that improves the efficiency, management and process of criminal record checks - helping you to employ the right people faster, ensuring they have undergone the necessary checks. This could save you up to 10 days’ worth of admin during the recruitment process, as well as the extra expense of having to submit paper applications multiple times.
Our simple-to-complete application form ensures all mandatory fields are completed accurately, and identity documents are provided in-line with Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Disclosure Scotland requirements.
You can configure the system to best meet your processing requirements, with features such as:
Overseas Criminal Record Check
Our comprehensive overseas criminal record check service offers you a more efficient and cost-effective way to undertake overseas criminal checks on those who have lived or travelled overseas, helping you get the right employees in post faster.
AccessNI – Basic
The AccessNI Basic Criminal Record checks is for those living and working in Northern Ireland. The basic check can be used for any position or purpose. An AccessNI basic check contains details of all convictions considered to be unspent.
Flexible payment options mean you can be invoiced, pay as you go per check or for multiple checks at once. You can even request the applicant pays for the application themselves, either through the system or via the Post Office.
Speed, tracking and reporting
Track the real-time status of DBS checks online; get an indicative result for DBS checks prior to the certificate being dispatched. Versitile reporting functionality with ability to export results.
Compliance & expertise
Our system is registered with both the Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) and Disclosure Scotland, and GBG’s eligibility experts will ensure the online system processes checks at the right level for your organisation. As experts in this field, we’re consistently investing in our online system to comply with DBS changes and help our customers process checks quicker.
We offer a number of ways to use our platform, with full and partial API available you can integrate to a level that suits your requirements. Provide a streamlined and more seamless process for your applicants by utilising our branding options. Alternatively, if you’re an existing Registered Body processing over 1,500 applications per year, we offer a hosted solution.
Identity Verification – Your way
Post Office Identity Verification service is directly integrated into GBG OnlineDisclosures, allowing applicants to go to a Post Office local to them to have their Identity Documents verified. Alternatively, keep this task in house and control which users can verify an applicant’s Identity Documents.
Our Umbrella Body service is the quickest and easiest way to process and manage your Disclosure applications. Benefits include:
UPDATE: Please note that from 1 October 2019, our fees will be reduced in line with new Home Office direction for basic, standard, or enhanced criminal record certificates. For more information, click here.
We offer additional services to support you in retrieving disclosures with content from the applicant and manage the subsequent decision-making process against your policy on employing people with a criminal record.
Our criminal record check can be specifically configured to the job roles applicable to your organisation. You can also choose to brand the system with your own logo and colours, request applicants to pay online and manage identity checking via the Post Office.
Our systems are tablet and smartphone friendly, allowing you to process checks on the move and instantly access the information you need, no matter where you are.
Applicants are required to enter information about themselves and confirm it is true and correct. The system enables your staff to conduct identity verification on the applicant, confirm the personal details against original documents, and specify the job role from an agreed drop-down list. DBS then return an e-Result confirming if the applicant’s disclosure has content, or is clear.
Our hosted solution allows you to manage your applications from start to finish, whilst we provide the software and eBulk link to the DBS and host your data in a secure environment.
GBG supports, maintains and upgrades the service so you don’t need to worry about expensive development and maintenance costs.
We’ll work with you to understand your challenges and provide the ideal solution.