Monthly update – February 2017

by / Tuesday, 28 February 2017 / Published in Information Hub, News & Media

We’ve just published our update for February 2017.







This months update includes:

  1. Some updated information on getting a mortgage if you have an unspent conviction
  2. An advice post setting out the eligibility for an enhanced DBS check if you work as a contractor in a school or care home
  3. A personal view on successfully securing a job in a care home with a criminal record
  4. A link to a discussion about police forces who are most likely to approve requests to come off the Sex Offenders Register and ones least likely to
  5. Christopher Stacey’s views on the Law Commission’s recommendations that there needs to be a wider review of the criminal record disclosure system.


The full update provides a summary of:

  1. the latest updates to our self-help information site for people with convictions
  2. recent posts to our online magazine, theRecord
  3. discussions on our online forum
  4. other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record


Read the February 2017 update in full


Best wishes,




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