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Our publications

theHelpline in numbers (June 2017)

Written submission to call for views on the General Data Protection Regulation derogations (May 2017)

Follow up written evidence to the Justice Committee inquiry into the disclosure of youth criminal records (April 2017)

Ten things about criminal records – A guide for employability professionals supporting people into work (January 2017)

Submission – Written response to the Justice Committee inquiry into the disclosure of youth criminal records (November 2016)

Briefing – Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 – Disqualification of senior managers and trustees with convictions (with Clinks, November 2016)

Support for ex-offenders inquiry – Results and analysis of our survey (September 2016)

Submission – Written evidence to House of Lords Select Committee on Financial Exclusion (September 2016)

Submission – Response to Charity Commission consultation on power to disqualify from acting as a trustee (August 2016)

Submission – Response to Government consultation on childcare disqualification (July 2016)

Submission to the Lammy Review (June 2016)

Review of Youth Justice – Unlock submission (May 2016)

Working with other organisations – Our approach (May 2016)

Support for ex-offenders inquiry – Unlock response (April 2016)

Support for practitioners – A4 leaflet (April 2016)

Supporting service providers – A4 leaflet (April 2016)

Unlocking the helpline – An independent analysis and evaluation of conversations on the Unlock helpline (March 2016)

About Unlock (Leaflet, March 2016) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Worried about your criminal record? (Poster/flyer, March 2016) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Helpline contact card (Business card, March 2016) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Criminal Convictions & Insurance – Briefing for Insurers (January 2016)

Strategic Plan 2016-2020 (December 2015)

Ex-offenders, charity trustees & managers – Written Submission to Public Bill Committee Scrutiny Unit (Unlock, Clinks & PRT, December 2015)

Expectations for Police Custody – Consultation on revised draft – Unlock response (December 2015)

Ex-offenders, charity trustees & managers: Briefing – Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill 2015-16 (November 2015)

Review of Education in prisons – Unlock Response (November 2015)

The Police Act 1997 and the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 Remedial Order 2015 Consultation – Unlock response (November 2015)

Department of Justice Northern Ireland – Criminal Records Filtering Review – Unlock response (September 2015)

Scottish Government Consultation response – Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (August 2015)

Fair access to employment – Project overview (June 2015)

Rehabilitation & Desistance vs Disclosure [Full report] (April 2015)

Rehabilitation & Desistance vs Disclosure [Summary of recommendations] (April 2015)

Enforced subject access requests – Guidance for people with convictions (March 2015) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Enforced subject access requests – Guidance for employers (March 2015)

Written evidence to the Joint Committee on the Draft Protection of Charities Bill – People with convictions as trustees (December 2014)

Disclosing to employers – Information series (December 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Written submission to the Financial Inclusion Commission (November 2014)

Number of people with unspent convictions (August 2014)

Unlocking Banking – Impact Report – Summary (2014)

Unlocking Banking – Impact Report (2014)

ROA ‘Easy Read’ guide (April 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

ROA Poster (March 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

ROA Brief guide (March 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

ROA Leaflet (March 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Insurers’ Approach to People with Convictions and Related Offences – An ABI Good Practice Guide (with the ABI) (March 2014)

Submission to the Charity Commission- People with convictions as trustees (February 2014)

Support for people with conviction (January 2014) – available from the ‘downloads’ section of our information site

Helpline leaflet (January 2014) – replaced by 2016 version

Helpline poster (January 2014) – replaced by 2016 version

Helpline business card (January 2014) – replaced by 2016 version

Consultation response – Rehabilitation of Offenders Act reforms by Scottish Government (November 2013)

Unlocking Criminal Records – A guide for people with criminal records (with DBS) (September 2013)

Letter to Secondary Legislation Scrutiny Committee (April 2013)

Changes to insurance disclosure (April 2013)

Filtering old and minor convictions – Effect of the case of T (February 2013)

Unlocking Credit Unions (with LJMU) (January 2013)

Briefing on the Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill (February 2012)

Written Evidence to the Special Bill Committee – Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representations) Bill (November 2011)

Evidence to the Public Bill Committee on the Protection of Freedoms Bill (May 2011)

Time is Money: The Role of the Financial Services Industry in Reducing Re-Offending (in CII, with Kimmett Edgar) (April 2011)

Submission to the Breaking the Cycle Consultation (March 2011)

Barred from voting briefing (with PRT and others) (February 2011)

Insurers’ Approach to People with Convictions and Related Offences – An ABI Good Practice Guide (with the ABI) (February 2011) – replaced by 2014 version

Joint Position Statement – Consumer Insurance Law Reform (coordinated by Peter Tyldesley) (December 2010) – not available electronically

UNLOCKing Banking Guidance – Guidance for prisons on running effective, efficient and secure access to banking services (December 2010)

Submission to the Criminal Records Review – Phase 1 (December 2010)

Recommendations to the Vetting & Barring Scheme Review (November 2010)

Our Proposed Filtering Approach (October 2010)

Time is Money – Financial responsibility after prison (with the Prison Reform Trust) (October 2010)

UNLOCKing Banking – Project Summary Paper (October 2010)

UNLOCKing Banking in the East of England – Project Summary Paper (October 2010)

Review of offender learning: Individual members response (August 2010)

Vetting & Barring Scheme – Issues raised by reformed offenders (March 2010)

Unlock Member Briefing – A Balanced Approach – Independent Review by Sunita Mason (March 2010)

Response to a Parole Leaflet for Prisoners (March 2010)

Recommendations to the Independent Review of Policy on Retaining and Disclosing Records held on the Police National Computer (February 2010)

Member Submissions to the Independent Review of Policy on Retaining and Disclosing Records held on the Police National Computer (February 2010)

Briefing Paper on the Criminal Records Bureau (February 2010)

Unlocking Banking Project Newsletter (February 2010)

Ensuring Positive Customer Experiences of Buying Insurance Online (with ABI) (December 2009)

Briefing Paper for the Second Reading of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Amendment) Bill 2009 (November 2009)

Media Code of Practice – Engaging the perspectives of offenders and former offenders (with Clinks (July 2009)

Response to Voting rights of convicted prisoners detained within the United Kingdom (July 2009) – not available to download electronically

Legal Services Commission Prison Law Funding Consultation – Giving prisoners a voice (May 2009)

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 – Consultation Response to the Ministry of Justice Claims Management Regulation (March 2009)

Unlocking Insurance Impact Report (January 2009)

House of Lords Roundtable Event Delegate Pack (December 2008)

Report for the Law Commission – Insurance Contract Law Reform (November 2008)

Time served: unlocking insurance to help reintegrate offenders into society (in CII) (October 2008)

Report for the ABI Working Party on Access to Insurance (January 2008)

Insurance: Issues & Evidence (June 2008)

Unlocking Potential – How offenders, former offenders and their families can contribute to a more effective Criminal Justice System (with Clinks) (June 2008)

Briefing Paper for BBA (January 2008)

Making Bank Accounts Accessible to Offenders – Post Project Review Report (with NOMS, June 2007)

Insurance Case studies (June 2007)

Response to the consultation Voting rights of convicted prisoners detained within the United Kingdom (March 2007) – not available download electronically

Published response to Equalities Review Interim Report (January 2007)

Diamond Project Brochure (November 2006)

Unlock Conference Brochure 2006 – Rehabilitation & Redemption in the 21st Century (November 2006)

Support for the Centres of Excellence Project (November 2006)

Barred from voting update (with the Prison Reform Trust) (January 2005) – not available to download electronically

Barred from voting – The right to vote for sentenced prisoners (with the Prison Reform Trust) (January 2004) – not available to download electronically

Accounts and Trustees’ Annual Reports

 

Year ended 31 March 2106

Year ended 31 March 2015

Year ended 31 March 2014

Year ended 31 March 2013

Year ended 31 March 2012

Year ended 31 March 2011

Year ended 31 March 2010

Year ended 31 March 2009

 

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