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- Do you deal with criminal records in your work? You might be helping people with convictions who are applying for jobs, or working in recruitment/HR and making hiring decisions or carrying out DBS checks. If any of these apply to you, book a place and join us on Wednesday 2 December for our webinar on understanding...
- 25/10/2018in Ban the box, Employment, Employment discrimination, Latest, Misleading questions, News @ Unlock, News & Media, News for employers, Press releases and comment
Almost three-quarters of national companies continue to ask about criminal records at job application stage, new research showsUnlock has today published new research that shows the vast majority of national companies continuing to have criminal record declarations as a core part of their initial job application forms. Marking the 5-year anniversary of the Ban the Box campaign, the findings reveal the extent to which national employers have failed to recognise the negative...
- 14/09/2018in Employment discrimination, Latest, News & Media, News for employers, Press releases and commentCommenting on the launch today by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) of guidance and resources for recruitment agencies, Christopher Stacey, co-director of Unlock, the national charity for people with convictions, said: “Recruitment agencies are an important source of job opportunities for people with a criminal record. That’s why...
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