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On 1 December, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) celebrated its one-year anniversary having formed when the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) joined forces when the coalition government recommended “scaling back (security checks) to commonsense levels.
You can find out more about DBS achievements by reading the full press release.