Monthly update – October 2017

by / Wednesday, 01 November 2017 / Published in Information Hub, News @ Unlock, News & Media

We’ve just published our update for October 2017.







This months update includes:

  1. Updated information on the eligibility or standard and enhanced checks
  2. A call-out to anybody with a criminal record who has been through the experience of applying to become a trustee
  3. A personal story which highlights how more and more employers are doing criminal record checks and appear to be the most risk averse they’ve ever been
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum on becoming a counsellor/therapist
  5. Details of our response to the Justice Committee’s report into the disclosure of youth criminal records.


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 October 2017 update in full


Best wishes,




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