Our trading arm, CBR Business Solutions provides HR consultancy, DBS checks and Payroll & Auto Enrolment services to almost 500 charities and businesses across the country, with clients ranging from small local charities through to large SMEs. Operating profits from CBR Business Solutions provide an important source of unrestricted income for Voluntary Norfolk

DBS Services

Our DBS team provides online and paper DBS checking services for over 300 clients, facilitating over 10,000 online and paper checks each year. Get the right checks for your teams with our fast, secure and competitively priced service.  Visit the DBS section of the CBR website or contact the team for further info.


We provide a vital service for employers who choose to outsource their payroll requirements due to capacity or lack of in-house skills or relevant software. Every month the CBR Payroll team are responsible for paying the correct salaries to 900 payees, taking into account for each and every individual their pension requirements, adjustments, statutory payments, tax codes, deductions, tax and National Insurance.  The team also processes and sends relevant documentation for clients including, payslips, pension letters, P45s and P60s, returns to HRMC and schedules for pension providers.  Visit the Payroll section of the CBR website or contact the team for further info.

HR Consultancy

Our chartered MCIPD qualified HR Consultants provide a flexible, professional HR service on matters including recruitment, contracts of employment, policies and procedures, training and coaching, performance management, restructures and redundancies. They also act as Investigating Officers in case of disciplinary proceedings.   Our clients value the personal relationships we build, our independent, pragmatic advice and prompt responses. Most CBR HR clients have an annual contract for a fixed number of consultancy hours, while others prefer to buy services as and when required.  Visit the HR section of the CBR website or contact the team for further info.

Jobs Board

Through CBR Business Solutions, VCSE groups can advertise job vacancies on our Jobs Board and Archant’s EDP online job search portal Jobs24. Our Jobs Board attracts 8,000 page views each month making it one of the main sources of employment opportunities for local jobseekers. Contact our HR Team for more info.