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Procurement of supplier of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks

The Council requires an online facility to request and provide criminal records checks to support recruitment and ongoing vetting processes. A 6 month extension is in place with the existing service provider.


The current contract for the provision of DBS checks is to expire on 31 August 2022, a new procurement process is required with a new contract to be in place by 1st September 2022. The procurement process will provide for a new 4 year contract.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/savings > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/03/2022

Scrutiny Committee: Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee;

Decision due: Not before 20 Apr 2022 by Executive Member for Finance and Resources

Lead member: Executive Member for Finance and Resources

Lead director: Executive Director, Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: James Henderson, Director of Policy, Performance and Communications Email: Tel: 20 53126.

Date agenda documents available: 07/04/22