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DBS checks: contractors

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Last updated on 28 February 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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Do contractors need DBS and barred list checks? We relay DfE guidance on the circumstances in which enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and barred list checks should be carried out on contractors working in schools. You will also find information on checks for self-employed contractors.

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  1. 1 Tracking compliance
  2. 2 Responsibility for conducting checks
  3. 3 Regulated activity
  4. 4 Deciding what checks are needed
  5. 5 Identity checks
  6. 6 Supervision

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