Updated to include changes to the law on employing foreign nationals.
Updated to include information on R (on the applications of P and A) v Secretary of State for Justice and others, in which the High Court considered the filtering process for DBS checks.
Additional information on the law on recruitment selection for NHS employers, including values based recruitment and the NHS Employment Check Standards. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on recruitment selection.
A model policy on recruiting people to work with children and/or vulnerable adults.
Updated to reflect the changes introduced by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2016 in relation to work with children and appointments to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to use of background checks.