TITLE

Employers' duties remain as child protection scheme is scrutinised

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Audrey
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
People Management;7/15/2010, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the launch of the vetting and barring scheme in Great Britain that will monitor people who work with children and vulnerable adults has been suspended pending a review. Voluntary registration with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) has been cancelled but the ISA barred lists and the duty of employers in the child protection scheme will remain in place. The author believes that the definition of "controlled" and "regulated" in the scheme could change following the review.
ACCESSION #
52724712

 

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