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

Unlock, the country’s leading charity for people with convictions, today officially launches its updated forum which supports people to overcome the stigma of their criminal record. theForum offers people with convictions the chance to: Engage in a positive, peer-to-peer community Provide and receive information, advice and support in overcoming the stigma of a criminal record

We’ve just published our update for August 2016.             This months update includes: Some new information on how to explain gaps in your CV as a result of a criminal record Our updated information on the retention and deletion of police cautions and convictions A personal view on how DBS

Last April we started work on updating our forum and we’re delighted to say that this is now available at forum.unlock.org.uk. Find out how you might benefit from theForum and more about the changes we’ve made. Let us know what you think So visit to check it out – we’re keen for feedback, so let

We’ve got a volunteer vacancy on our helpline.   More details can be found here.

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