Pre-employment checks and assurance

COVID-19 DBS checks and registration

Information and guidelines for employers on pre-employment checks and assurance.

These pages will give proportionate and safe level of assurances where there is an urgent need to appoint workers and volunteers to provide emergency support in a pandemic situation. Assurance for employers and staff on indemnity and litigation issues during the pandemic is also provided, including the latest advice from NHS Resolution on the continuation of existing indemnity arrangements.

COVID-19 indemnity and litigation

Temporary pre-employment checks

Read key information about temporary measures taken regarding pre-employment checks.

COVID-19 indemnity and litigation

Indemnity and litigation

Advice about indemnity arrangements and provisions advice on pre-employment checks.

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