Insurance industry and Unlock publish guidance to help people with past convictions to buy insurance
Monday, 21 February 2011
Today we’ve launched guidance with the ABI (Association of British Insurers), to both insurers and individuals, to try to help people to understand what they do and don’t have to disclose, and what insurers should and shouldn’t ask for. The guidance is available to download here. This news was released via the Mail on Sunday
Monday, 21 February 2011
Unlock has joined up with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) to produce guidance for consumers and insurers on the complex issue of criminal convictions and insurance. According to government figures, more than 8 million people in England and Wales have a criminal conviction and one in three men are convicted by the age of
Thursday, 03 February 2011
We’re featured in a BBC article that has investigated the use of CRB checks by local councils. Read the article here.
Saturday, 01 January 2011
We’ve written an article for the Winter 2010/11 Clinks News magazine on service-user involvement. This is available to download here.
Tuesday, 07 December 2010
We spoke on BBC Radio Kent about the Governments response to the Breaking the Cycle consultation. You can listen to the interview below.
Tuesday, 09 November 2010
Today we’ve been hosted by NIACRO, which is a charity that helps people with convictions in Northern Ireland. They asked us to visit to speak to them about the work that we do, the issues that we face, and to speak to their service user group. While we were there, we also gave an interview
Friday, 29 October 2010
We took part in a BBC Radio Wales discussion on whether life should mean life. You can listen to the piece below.
Monday, 25 October 2010
As part of the launch of Time is Money, we worked with the Independent to publish a detailed piece yesterday. This is available here. Following the launch today, we were also featured in: BBC News – Ex-prisoners ‘need access to financial services’ thisismoney – ‘Give prisoners bank accounts’ MSN – Ex-prisoners ‘need help from banks’ Banking Times – ‘Call for action on financial exclusion
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Today we took part in a discussion on BBC Radio Kent about the use of Home Detention Curfew (or “tagging”). You can listen to the piece below.
Wednesday, 06 October 2010
Today we took part in a discussion on BBC Somerset about real work for people in prison. You can listen to this below.
Saturday, 02 October 2010
We’ve worked with the Independent to develop a detailed article on the issues around access to banking for people in prison.
Friday, 01 October 2010
Today we took part in a BBC Radio Wiltshire discussion about the ‘Sarah’s Law’ Offender Disclosure Pilot, which you can listen to below.