We’ve contributed to a really positive article which featured in todays Mail on Sunday, looking at the work that Barclays are doing, with our support, in opening bank accounts for people in prison before they are released. Update – 28th September This has been followed by an article in the Guardian today, and we also
We are part of a group of consumers groups that are pushing for changes to insurance law, which was featured in this article in the Financial Times.
We contributed to a discussion on Radio 4’s Money Box about the progress being made on access to bank accounts for people in prison
We’ve contributed to a number of radio programmes today. There are three different discussions to listen to below. We’ve been on BBC Radio Kent talking about seeking employment with a criminal record We’ve been on BBC Radio Tees talking about reforming the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 We’ve been on BBC Radio Kent talking about
We’ve contributed to a BBC Solent discussion about access to banking for people in prison. You can listen to the piece below.
We’ve contributed to a discussion on BBC Tees about the attitudes of employers towards people with convictions
This month we’ve written a letter in Inside Time which explains the importance of access to bank accounts, and the progress made so far.
Clip from BBC One programme “Rip Off Britain” with Jennie Bond, Angela Rippon and Gloria Hunniford. Warning about how 7 million insurance policies could be useless because someone in the house has a criminal conviction. Features Unlock.
Below is a clip from BBC One documentary “Inside Out” highlighting how millions of people might have useless insurance policies if someone in the household has a criminal conviction. It features the story of Michelle Barber, who is being asked for £240,000 by her insurance company due to a £120 fine she received due to
Following the recent Metro article, the same case has been highlighted by the Daily Mail.
We featured on the front-page of the Metro, which highlighted the case of Michelle Barber, who we’re working with the try and deal with an issue she has with her current insurer. The article is available online here. Following this article, it was also picked up by a number of other media, including The Star
We featured in the ‘People & Opinion’ section of Insurance Times. As an ex-offender, trouble getting cover led Chris Stacey to join a charity that persuades insurers to offer policies to people like him. He tells Saxon East about the untapped business firms are missing out on and the disclosure minefield that’s holding both sides
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