Disclosure and Barring Services

Posted 4th March 2021

On 1 December 2012 the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) merged to form the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). As a result ‘CRB checks’ are now called ‘DBS checks’ and ISA barred lists are now known as DBS barred lists.

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