Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB)
The Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB) is a group of UK-based criminal record check professionals and was founded in conjunction with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in 2018. You can see here information about the launch on UK GOV news: Announcing the new UK Criminal Records Trade Body (CRTB) - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk).
The CRTB is open to all organisations registered with the DBS, Disclosure Scotland and Access NI. Working together to promote a culture of safeguarding and referral. The CRTB membership represents nearly half of all criminal record checks that are processed in the UK.
The CRTB is a committee within the Europe Council of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA). PBSA was established to represent the interest of companies offering employment and tenant background screening services. Founded in 2003 as a not-for-profit trade association, PBSA represents the interests of over 900 member companies around the world that offer tenant, employment and background screening services. PBSA provides relevant programs and training aimed at empowering members to better serve clients and maintain standards of excellence in the background screening industry, and presents a unified voice in the development of national, state and local regulations