Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. However, more importantly than our role, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers

We’ve just published our update for March 2017.             This months update includes: Some updated information on establishing what level of check an employer can carry out with links to the new online Disclosure and Barring Service eligibility tool An advice post setting out the changes the DBS are planning

We’ve just published our update for February 2017.             This months update includes: Some updated information on getting a mortgage if you have an unspent conviction An advice post setting out the eligibility for an enhanced DBS check if you work as a contractor in a school or care home

We’ve just published our update for January 2017.             This months update includes: Some new information on working in the criminal justice sector and prison vetting A personal view on working with job centre advisors who don’t always understand the problems ex-offenders face when seeking employment Unlock’s co-founder, Bob Turney’s

We’ve just published our update for December 2016.             This months update includes: Some new information on relationships, children and dealing with social services if you have been convicted of a sexual offence A personal view on disclosing a conviction to a new partner and travelling together to Canada A

Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. However, more importantly than our role, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers

We’ve just published our update for November 2016.             This months update includes: Some new information on becoming a police officer A personal view on volunteering for Unlock whilst in prison A link to discussions which have been taking place on our online forum around the ‘Google-effect’ Details of a

We’ve just published our update for October 2016.             This months update includes: Some updated information on spent and unspent convictions and employment law Details of some legal remedies which may be available to anybody affected as a result of having their spent convictions published online A personal view of

Our helpline is the forefront of the direct support that we provide, and since we launched it in 2008 it’s only ever been open during normal office working hours. As part of providing information, advice and support for people with convictions, we’re always looking at ways to improve and make it more accessible. We have

If you have a spent conviction and are suffering reputational harm or distress as a result of material about that conviction being published online and/or which features in online searches against your name, legal remedies may be available. We are currently working with Carter-Ruck, a law firm specialising in this area, who are willing to

Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. However, more importantly than our role, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers

We’ve just published our update for September 2016.             This months update includes: Some new information on applying for work through a recruitment agency Updated information on the long list of sentences/disposals and how long it takes for them to become spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act A personal

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