We’re quoted in an article in The Telegraph on how needlessly telling insurance firms about expired penalty points for speeding and other offences adds £57 to premiums, yet insurers continue to ask about old convictions . “The law is a mess and grossly unfair on drivers,” said Chris Stacey of Unlock. “We now have a

Following up on my previous article, here is the second part of my blog originally published as a Clinks Guest Blog, in which I look at the changing relationship between the voluntary sector and probation service provision, and how Unlock is responding.            There’s one common factor amongst everyone who works with people on probation –

Our Co-Director, Christopher Stacey,   argues for more reforms, based partly on his research into how other countries deal with the issue of criminal convictions and disclosure. Read more…  

In this article, originally published as a Clinks Guest Blog, I share my thoughts on the challenges that are emerging from the changing relationship between the voluntary sector and probation service provision. This is the first of two blogs – the second will look at how I see the voluntary sector responding.      

Our Co-Director, Christopher Stacey, has written an article in this weeks’ edition of Criminal Law & Justice Weekly, about the research that he’s recently published about other European countries approach to criminal records. You can read the article here (free subscription)

RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) have published an article in their ‘Outside In’ magazine, which explains the work that Unlock did with RBS to open up access to basic bank accounts for people in prison before release. You can read the article here.

Christopher Stacey has written a piece for Russell Webster’s blog, which has been published today. We have provided a copy of the text below. The original is available here.      Christopher Stacey, Co-Director at Unlock – for people with convictions, is the latest to set out his top three priorities for the new Justice Secretary

Christopher Stacey argues that rehabilitation for the convicted must mean proper access to opportunities. To read his recently published article for Criminal Justice Matters , please continue  

We’re quoted on the GOTHINKBIG website in an article how to get a job when you have a conviction. You can read the article here.  An extract of the quote from Unlock is below; ….there are organisations out there who specifically deal with people who might need a little more help. Unlock helps people with convictions

We’re quoted in an article in The Telegraph published today. You can read the article here. An extract of the quote from Unlock is below; Christopher Stacey, director of services at Unlock – a charity which provides support for people dealing with the effects of criminal convictions – agrees that the ideal outcome would be

Unlock’s Christopher Stacey today spoke on BBC Coventry & Warwickshire about people with convictions and rehabilitation. You can listen to the programme here (9 minutes 50 seconds in) (available until 23rd December 2014)

Unlock’s Christopher Stacey talked on BBC 5 Live this morning about the news that the Police are looking to relax their rules on recruiting people with minor criminal records. You can listen again to the piece here (44 minutes in)

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