Posts tagged with  " listing bodies "

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. […]

Barring Regulation in Wales Revoked (SI 2010/1724)

August 26, 2010:

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (Prescribed Period and Appropriate Officer) (Wales) (Revocation) Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/1724) The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 (the 2006 Act) provides the legislative framework for a new vetting and barring scheme for people who work with children and vulnerable adults. Section 13 of the 2006 Act requires that a check […]

The government’s new vetting and barring scheme is putting theatre companies off casting children, according to local troupes.

March 26, 2010:

The government’s new vetting and barring scheme is putting theatre companies off casting children, according to local troupes. Peter Hunt, a director for the Lindley Players in Whitstable, said: “It has added a layer of complexity for those of us trying to put on amateur productions and involve children, which we all want to do. […]

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 […]

Secretary of State accepts new ISA recommendations on safeguarding

December 14, 2009:

The Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (Ed Balls) has issued a press release confirming the Government’s response to Sir Roger Singleton’s report on the Vetting and Barring Scheme, “Drawing the Line”. It says ….. I am today publishing Sir Roger Singleton’s report on the Vetting and Barring Scheme, “Drawing the Line”, together […]

ISA issues official guidance

November 4, 2009:

The Independent Safeguarding Authority have published official guidance in relation to the introduction of the initial phase of the Vetting & Barring Scheme (VBS). This is available by clicking on the following link: http://www.isa-gov.org As the Scheme moves forward you may find it helps your staff, member organisations or other stakeholders, if you put the following […]

ISA under fire

September 15, 2009:

The government has announced it will review its plans to introduce vetting of adults who take part in activities involving regular contact with children following strong criticism. Under the planned rules, adults in England and Wales who take part in any formal agreement to look after children – even if it is as little as […]

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