Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. More importantly, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers that have been put
Jaxon contacted our helpline as he was finding it difficult to get public liability insurance due to his unspent conviction. Jaxon explained that he had several convictions which he’d received as a youth which had led to fines and community orders. However, his last conviction had resulted in a four-year prison sentence. Whilst in prison,
Maryam contacted our helpline for information and advice after a caution which had been filtered by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) was disclosed as police intelligence on her enhanced DBS certificate. She explained that in 2013 she had received a caution for ‘Falsely representing self to possess a qualification in nursing/midwifery’. The caution had
Tommy contacted our helpline for information and advice after a conviction which was over 8 years old had been disclosed on his basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate. He explained that he had been convicted in early 2013 and received a £70 fine and a restraining order. From the research he had done, he
Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. More importantly, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers that have been put
Asher contacted our helpline for advice on getting online information about his conviction removed. He explained that his conviction was almost 20 years old and was now spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. However, anybody who searched for his name online would very quickly find out about his conviction for theft which had resulted
Omar contacted our helpline for some information and advice following receipt of a letter from the DBS stating that they were considering adding him to the adult and/or children’s barred list. Omar explained that in the late 1990’s when he was aged 14 he had been convicted of sexual activity in a public place. He
Donald contacted our helpline looking for some information and advice relating to a risk assessment panel his employers had asked him to attend. Donald explained that he had been working in a management role for the NHS for two months. However following receipt of his enhanced DBS certificate which had disclosed his two convictions (one
Looking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. However, more importantly than our role, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers
Grace contacted our helpline seeking advice around a DBS check which, was being carried out by a potential employer. She explained that approximately 3 years ago she had received a caution for child neglect and had been placed on the children’s barred list by the DBS. She went on to say that, having been offered
Noah contacted our helpline to find out how he could get a caution removed from his criminal record. Noah explained that he was in his second year at university studying for a degree in health and social care. He had scored highly in his first year exams and was looking forward to going into his
Terry contacted our helpline from prison seeking help to open a bank account prior to his release. He stated that he had initially applied to NatWest Bank for a current account approximately one year ago. NatWest had refused his application as their qualifying criteria stated that individuals needed to be within 6 months of release from