DBS is short for the Disclosure and Barring Service—an agency that came about from a merger between the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) and the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB). The Disclosure and Barring Service enables employers in the UK to make better and more secure employee recruitment decisions, thereby preventing the wrong people from working with children, the elderly, or other vulnerable individuals.
Therefore, the agency is responsible for handling the following:
Processing DBS checks, or criminal record inspections.
Deciding if it is proper for a person to be added or eliminated from a barred listing.
Adding or removing