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Were the police involved?
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No you won't.
Many thanks for your patience. Once your employment has terminated and assuming no decisions on the dismissal had been taken up to then, the employer can no longer dismiss you as the official reason for leaving would have been resignation. However, if you left without serving the notice period required of you, then they can argue you were in breach of contract and continue on the assumption you would have been employed for that period and still make a decision during that time.
If the employer then decides to make a referral they have the option of doing so and sometimes they may even be obliged to do this. Having been referred does not automatically mean that this matter will be included on your next DBS because there is a specified procedure which they must follow before this can happen.
There will be a formal procedure carried out by the DBS before they decide whether you would be barred or whether any information about this is going to be included on your DBS check. Once a decision is made you will have the chance to appeal that so you will still get the chance to defend yourself.
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