Business and Employment Checks

Business and Employment Checks

Employment checks

Business owners and managers should ensure due diligence and undertake appropriate checks when they take on new premises, purchase another practice or employ or engage staff.

You can read FODO guidance on taking on a new practice to provide GOS here.

Together with standard HR processes the following checks are recommended when employing or engaging optometrists and dispensing opticians.

  • DBS
  • GOC registration
  • Performers List registration (England), Ophthalmic List/Supplementary List (Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland) (optometrists only)