Identity verification for new chairs of Trust Boards

Identity verification for new chairs of Trust Boards

Consultant: Steve BarkerDate posted: August 2017

Academy trust boards will be appointing new chairs in many schools next term. They need to be aware of a new requirement, introduced in 2017, to complete an Identity Verification Form, which should be submitted with their Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form to the Department for Education.

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