AccessNI Circulars and Newsletters

AccessNI publish circulars and newsletters to inform stakeholders of changes in procedures and legislation.

AccessNI circulars and newsletters are available in the publication section of this website.

Newsletters

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2020

Issue 33 - Covid-19 - What we have been doing

AccessNI Registered/Responsible Body Review

Barred list checks

Protective Disclosure Unit

ID checking during Covid-19

Befriender positions

Review of AccessNI signatory accounts

Lifeguards (Swimming pools or beaches)

Issue 32 - New AccessNI signatory training

Working in premises/establishments regulated by RQIA

AccessNI checks - working with children and adults in the voluntary sector

Further education colleges - eligibility for AccessNI disclosure checks

The role of a compliance officer in AccessNI

Reprints

Public Services Card (Ireland)

EU exit - ROI and EU checks

Annual Registered/Responsible Body review

Independent Monitor annual report

AccessNI fees

2019

Issue 31 - Fraudulent certificates

Forenames/surnames on application forms

Compliance

Applicant that has no identity documents

Kinship foster carer applications

List of specified offences

Making a complaint to AccessNI

Issue 30 - Working in RQIA premises

ID checking

Contractors/workers in schools

CSV export - update

Kinship foster carers

AccessNI disclosure application - PIN numbers

New Independent Reviewer

Issue 29 - Eligibility for AccessNI checks - Charity trustees, sports sector, children attending organised events open to all ages.

Checks with EU member states

Fraudulent and ineligible applications

2018

Issue 28 - Duty to refer employees to Disclosure and Barring Service

Compliance - forenames/surnames on applications

Digital certificates

Important court cases

AccessNI PIN numbers

New UK Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB)

Issue 27 - EU project - Spanish, Portuguese and French nationals

Umbrella Body organisations - eligibility

Finance

New ID checking guidelines

Did you know?

Issue 26 - Working in premises/establishments regulated by RQIA

Befriender positions

Working in charity shops or other workplaces

Review of AccessNI countersignatories

Finance

2017

Issue 25 - Returned applications

Cancellation of disclosure applications

Lead signatory positions with Registered/Responsible Body organisations

Sample letter to request certificate

Pre-employment application form - Question about disclosure of convictions

Issue 24 - Changes to lead signatories

On-line applications

Case tracking

Status of application

Retaining certificates

AccessNI emails

2016

Issue 22 - Exporting information to excel

Umbrella Body database

Staffing changes in AccessNI

Issue 21 - Barred list checks

Security features of AccessNI disclosure paper

Right to work

Disputes and case tracking

Issue 20 - Criminal record review scheme - Independent Reviewer

De-registration

Revised Code of Practice

Newsletters 2020

Newsletter 2019

Newsletters 2018

Circulars

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