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June 17 2013

DBS update service launched today

A Government agency that carries out criminal records checks has introduced an online checking service.The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), which has an office in Darlington, has introduced the Update service, which will allow users to take their disclosure certificate from one job to the next, eliminating the need for repeated checks."The Update Service represents a step change in the way criminal records checks can be administered - online, said a spokesman for DBS."Subscribers to this service will have far greater control over their checks and organisations will benefit from savings as well as a being able to deliver a faster and streamlined recruitment and employment process."