The costs of CRB checks are as follows :-
Standard CRB check =A326.00
Enhanced CRB check =A336.00
POVAFirst check =A36.00
... which to some clubs and individuals is out of the question.
As I have volunteered to assist at our sons school I have been CRB
checked ( school paid ) but even so some parents still get VERY upset
when I take photo's of him at his Saturday club.
Last year 18,000 unsuitable people were prevented from gaining access
to children / vulnerable adults as a direct result of a CRB check,
bringing the total to around 98,000 in the past five years.
Suggest you contact The Criminal Records Bureau direct
"The development of the Umbrella Body network is a high priority for
the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) to ensure that smaller organisations
can gain access to its valuable public service. As an Umbrella Body
you will be helping other organisations to improve their child and
vulnerable protection policies, thereby helping to create a safer
- posted 11 years ago