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Important information updates & news @ Unlock
Ongoing - We have a vacancy as a volunteer Helpline Advisor
March 2014 - Press release - Reforms to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act “will make a huge difference to thousands of people, but they don’t go far enough"
February 2014 - Changes to the Disclosure of Convictions - Unlock Masterclasses for Practitioners - For dates, and to book, click here.
February 2014 - The changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 come into force 10th March 2014. Find out more here.
February 2014 - People with convictions as trustees - Consultation response by Unlock
January 2014 - Please note, we have recently moved office. Our Helpline continues to use our existing number - 01634 24735001634 247350. We have a new office number, and a new postal address. Please take a look at our updated contact details.
December 2013 - Following a recent attack on our site, we have dealt with the issue and removed our welcome page - if you are linking to this site, please use www.unlock.org.uk/main.aspx.
October 2013 - Unlock endorses Business in the Community's Ban the Box campaign
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We don't refer to our client group as offenders or ex-offenders.
We are here for law-abiding people who have convictions who want to move forward and reach their full positive potential.
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