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You may be aware that on 17th February 2018 there were some changes made to the law in relation to the disclosure of spent convictions.
We recently sent our quarterly newsletter where we share information and keep VSDS customers up-to-date with what’s going on in the service. Here's a little of what we shared
From 1st December 2017, we will no longer accept cheques that cover multiple application forms for paid positions i.e. £18 or £59.
In the light of recent press coverage regarding historical abuse allegations, Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services (VSDS) wish to remind you of the support and guidance available for the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) process, your recruitment of volunteers and paid staff and in relation to the safeguarding of vulnerable groups.
Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services is funded by Disclosure Scotland to support the voluntary sector with processing disclosure checks. In the light of recent press coverage regarding historical abuse allegations, we wish to remind you of the support and guidance available.
We shared some 'updates and reminders' in with our Disclosure Services customers recently.Read through the Newsletter here.
The Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme has now been in operation for over 5 years. Volunteer Scotland Disclosure Services are working with Disclosure Scotland...
The PVG scheme was amended in September 2015 and introduced lists of offences that will always be disclosed, disclosed subject to the rules and which would be disclosed for the relevant period of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act
Reforms will allow those with minor criminal convictions to put their past offending behaviour behind them, supporting them to become productive members of society.
Do you know what to do if you an applicant has lost their PVG number?