Our popular ‘criminal record disclosure’ training workshops continue. The upcoming training session on 22nd February has sold out – sorry, however  we are now taking bookings for the subsequent  ‘Advising with Conviction’ one-day course on 19th April 2017 – Please book early to avoid disappointment! As experts on criminal record disclosure, we provide high-quality training to front-line practitioners to ensure that

An article published  by Nat West suggests that one  remedy to fill the UK’s skills gap could be to hire more ex-offenders and discusses what is the best way to go about it. Christopher Stacey, co-director of Unlock, contributes to the article, stating “We know from employers that have been proactive in recruiting people with convictions that they make good employees.

Later this year, the automatic disqualification rules will be extended to cover even more criminal convictions. The new laws will automatically disqualify people with a wide range of criminal convictions from being charity trustees or senior managers. Those affected will have to resign or apply to the Charity Commission for waivers. In this Third Sector

Our popular ‘criminal record disclosure’ training workshops continue, with the next ‘Advising with Conviction’ one-day course taking place on 22 February 2017 As experts on criminal record disclosure, we provide high-quality training to front-line practitioners to ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date knowledge and skills when advising people with convictions. Book your place now What

              Christopher Stacey speaks to Three Counties Radio on why employers should be more open to employing people with convictions (Available until 14th January 2017)

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               ‘Advising with Conviction’ is a full-day workshop designed to provide front-line practitioners and advisors with a well-rounded knowledge of how to support individuals with their criminal records and disclosing them to others. This workshop is endorsed by the Probation Institute and endorsed by the Institute of Employability Professionals. Due to popular

                Unlock has spoken to BBC South East Today (no longer available online) Radio 5 live (available until 20th Oct) and Radio Kent (available until 21st) about the discrimination by employers towards people with convictions and how employers are missing out on a pool of talent by asking about an applicants criminal record on

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              Christopher Stacey speaks to BBC Three Counties Radio about the reporting of convictions online, the effect it can have and why people with convictions change their name. You can listen to the programme here  (available until 19 September 2016)    

              Our popular ‘criminal record disclosure’ training workshops continue, with the next ‘Advising with Conviction’ one-day course taking place on 22 February 2017 As experts on criminal record disclosure, we provide high-quality training to front-line practitioners to ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date knowledge and skills when advising

              Christopher  Stacey speaks to Radio Stoke about the continuing problem of old/minor convictions showing up on criminal record checks . You can listen to the programme here ( 1hr 22 minutes in and available until 10th  June 2016)

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              Unlock Co-Director, Christopher Stacey, has won the High Sheriff of Kent Award for 2016. Each year the High Sheriff recognises individuals and organisations across Kent who are benefitting their communities or demonstrating a particular dedication to improving the lives of others. When informing Christopher that he had won

This week David Cameron unveiled a raft of prison reform measures.  One of these will be  to scrap the declaration of criminal convictions in the initial application stage for civil service jobs. Responding to this announcement, Unlock’s  Christopher Stacey said: “We welcome David Camerons’ commitment to the Ban the Box campaign and in changing the recruitment practice

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