All employers must treat Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check applicants who have a criminal record fairly.
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All employers must treat Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check applicants who have a criminal record fairly and should not discriminate because of a conviction or other information revealed.
DBS has produced this sample policy statement which can be used or adapted for this purpose.
Published: 20 November 2012
Updated: 8 January 2014
- Added a Welsh version of the sample policy.
- Added information about the filtering of criminal record checks.
- updated with information about filtering.
- First published.