DV Cleared Blog
17 May 2017
Vetting is a completely necessary step to ensure that those working with some
of the most confidential and secret documents in the UK can be trusted and pose
no unnecessary threat. Why do we need National Security Vetting and what does
it entail exactly? Read more...
29 Mar 2017
DV Clearance is a crucial
part of the recruitment process for many individuals working within
organisations handling top secret and sensitive government information and
assets. However, due to the rigorous nature of this form of clearance, who is
eligible to apply? Read more...
25 Jan 2017
You’re going through DV Clearance or you’re likely to in the near future? (Or perhaps you’re just curious!)… So how long does the complete DV Clearance process take? Read more...
3 Jan 2017
In order to attain DV
Clearance, those being vetted must be backed up by a personal character
reference who will be required to undergo an interview with a Vetting Officer. Here are a few snippets
of information which may prove useful and ease your nerves if you’re a DV Referee set to undergo an
interview. Read more...
24 Nov 2016
For many individuals
going through the DV clearance process, the interview stage can often be the
most daunting and intimidating part. The thought of an interview which seeks to
unearth all aspects of your life can be worrisome, however understanding the
nature of the interview before stepping into it, should hopefully ease your
nerves by some degree. Read more...
26 Sep 2016
DV Clearance and Bridging the Cyber
Security Skills Gap Read more...
1 Oct 2015
Programming. Recently dubbed the “ core skill of the 21st century ” – and who can dispute it? Wherever you look industries are crying out for individuals who possess programming knowledge, particularly those who are proficient with the more recent Microsoft stack functions such as Azure and MVC. Read more...
30 Jun 2015
Even the least technically minded among us are, by now, well
aware of the necessity for Cyber Security. Read more...
12 Jun 2015
Pre-Crime in present day. The Tom Cruise film ‘Minority Report’ comes to life as Big Data Analytics launches the UK into the future… Read more...
14 May 2015
“Cyberspace is woven into the fabric of our society, it is integral to
our economy, our communities and our security.” Rt. Hon. Baroness Pauline
Neville-Jones Read more...
16 Jan 2015
2014 saw the biggest wave of Cyber-attacks and hacking in
modern history, with a seemingly never-ending slew of privacy breaches and
information theft. Read more...
4 Dec 2014
This week we’re catching up with one of our specialist
consultants: Alex Rosengren. Alex is involved with recruiting for numerous DV
Cleared opportunities in Cheltenham, and was kind enough to provide a brief
history of the current tenders and their progression as they come to a head at
the start of 2015. This is what he reported: Read more...
31 Oct 2014
As this busy year slowly begins to draw to a close, the shadow of 2015 is looming – bringing with it a surge of demand for security cleared roles. It might seem dramatic, but looking into the void of permanent vacancies anticipated next year, the urgency is all too real. Read more...
9 Apr 2014
For obvious reasons, the rules around holding and maintaining
a Developed Vetting (DV) can certainly be considered a grey area. An area in
which many potential candidates and contractors fear to tread until it’s too
late! Read more...
12 Mar 2014
DV Clearance , Developed Vetting, is the most extensive form of UK security vetting and is very thorough, including checks of your identity documents and employment and education references. DV Clearance is only needed for the most sensitive cases, including long-term access to top-secret material. Read more...