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VSDS News and Updates

The latest news and updates from Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services.

Your ‘Duty to Refer’

Organisation have a legal duty to report harmful behaviour towards vulnerable individuals by staff/volunteers to Disclosure Scotland. Find out more about your Duty to Refer here.

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VSDS Compliance Update

There has recently been a change to the conviction information that is shown on higher level disclosure certificates. This change has taken place from 19 December 2022 and will affect conviction information shown on Standard and Enhanced Disclosures and also PVG scheme disclosures. These changes do not apply to Basic Disclosure Checks.

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