Policy paper

DBS sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

All employers must treat Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check applicants who have a criminal record fairly.

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DBS sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders (Welsh)

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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
Last updated 8 January 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added a Welsh version of the sample policy.
  2. Added information about the filtering of criminal record checks.
  3. updated with information about filtering.
  4. First published.