Posts tagged with  " CRB "

Enhanced CRB disclosures in sport – update in Blackstone’s Sports Law Bulletin

June 6, 2013:

Sports regulatory bodies and sports clubs must generally obtain enhanced disclosure of coaches and other persons who are responsible for supervising and working with children (now called Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Checks). They often have to take action based on that information, and always have to assess the relevance and importance of that information. […]

Say NO to the UK Government's CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) checks – new facebook group

March 24, 2010:

Our attention has been drawn to a new facebook group which has been set up to tackle CRB issues. Title of Group Abolish The CRB Category: Organisations – Non-Profit Organisations Description: A group designed to raise awareness of those individuals who have been falsely accused of something and have had their enhanced CRB Disclosures tainted […]

Response to publication of ISA guidelines

March 22, 2010:

Our attention has been brought to an response by Roy Everett on the Children and Young People Now website concerning an ISA press release  on its newly published guidance on the ISA’s vetting and barring scheme.  His response is as follows: Hillier’s assurances carefully side-step the key flaw in the system: Singleton’s insistence that mere […]

Minister publishes report on the retention and disclosure of criminal records (Independent Review)

March 20, 2010:

The following appears on the They Work For You website here Retention and Disclosure of Records (Independent Review) Home Department Written answers and statements, 18 March 2010 Alan Johnson (Home Secretary; Kingston upon Hull West & Hessle, Labour) I am today publishing the report of the Independent Adviser for Criminality Information Management, Mrs. Sunita Mason, into […]

Employers running out of time to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme

February 25, 2010:

The ISA have issued a Media Release informing employers that time is running out for them to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme Employers running out of time to prepare for new Vetting & Barring Scheme For the first time if you knowingly or unknowingly employ someone without the proper ISA/CRB checks you will be […]

Supreme Court rebalances law on enhanced CRB disclosures

November 3, 2009:

Liberty have issued the following Press release following the UK’s Supreme Court’s (formerly the House of Lords) decision in a case concerning CRB issues. The Press release states: Today the Supreme Court ruled that much greater consideration of the private lives of job applicants is required when enhanced CRB checks are made. In addition, in […]

CRB issues – House of Lord's judgement expected soon

September 11, 2009:

The new Supreme Court (formerly the House of Lords) has very recently heard a case about enhanced CRB disclosure in which Liberty intervened, The judgment is expected shortly.  The case is called L v Metropolitan Police Commissioner.  It is possible that the case might go to Strasbourg depending on what the Supreme Court says, and whether […]

ISA decision making – update

January 7, 2009:

ISA Decision Making (IDM) update The Parliamentary process to introduce ISA Decision Making (IDM) via secondary legislation has been progressing and the date for the start of this transition to the new Vetting and Barring Scheme has now been fixed. For background, as part of the transition to the new Vetting and Barring Scheme, the […]

The Policing and Crime Bill – changes to CRB practice

January 1, 2009:

A new piece of legislation, the Policing and Crime Bill was introduced to Parliament in December. This Bill, in clauses 62 – 72 proposes to make various amendments to the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) and to the Police Act 1997 Part V which concerns listing and crbs. The main effects are: Clause 62: Renaming […]

Vetting errors brand job-seekers as criminals

April 17, 2004:

The vetting system at the heart of the Criminal Records Bureau was criticised yesterday after it emerged that nearly 200 people applying for jobs had been wrongly branded as having a criminal record.The errors, which took place over a 13-month period, arose when details of applicants submitted for checks to the CRB were similar or […]

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