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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News Letter  
2019 Summer - Issue 31
  • Fraudulent Certificates
  • Forenames/Surnames on Application
  • Compliance
  • Applicant that has no Identity Documents
  • Kinship Foster Carer Applications
  • List of Specified Offences
  • Making a Complaint to AccessNI

2019

Spring - Issue 30

  • Working in RQIA premises
  • ID checking
  • Contractors/Workers in School
  • CSV Export - update
  • Kinship Foster Carers
  • AccessNI Disclosure Application - PIN numbers
  • New Independent Reviewer

2019

Winter - 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

Autumn - 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)

2018

Spring - Issue 27

  • EU Project - Spanish, Portuguese and French Nationals
  • Umbrella Body organisations - eligibility
  • Finance
  • New ID Checking Guidelines
  • Did You Know?

2018

Winter - Issue 26

  • Working in Premises/establishments regulated by RQIA
  • Befriender Positions
  • Working in Charity Shops or other Workplaces
  • Review of AccessNI Countersignatories
  • Finance

2017

Autumn - 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

2017

Summer - Issue 24

  • Changes to Lead Signatories
  • On-line Applications
  • Case Tracking
  • Status of Application
  • Retaining Certificates
  • AccessNI emails

2016

Autumn - Issue 22

  • Exporting Information to Excel
  • Umbrella Body Database
  • Staffing Changes in AccessNI
2016 Spring - Issue 21
  • Barred List Checks
  • Security Features of AccessNI Disclosure paper
  • Right to Work
  • Disputes and Case Tracking
2016 Winter - Issue 20
  • Criminal Record Review Scheme - Independent Reviewer
  • De-registration
  • Revised Code of Practice
2015 Autumn - Issue 19
  • Justice Act (NI) 2015
  • Single Certificate
  • On-line System
2015 Summer - Issue 18
  • Changes to Enforced Subject Access

Circulars

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