Monthly update – April 2017

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We’ve just published our update for April 2017.







This months update includes:

  1. Some new information providing an overview of the Disclosure and Barring Service
  2. An advice post which sets out the criteria a delivery driver role would have to meet to make it eligible for an enhanced DBS check
  3. A personal view on becoming self-employed if you have a criminal record
  4. A link to a discussion on how people with convictions can be denied compensation if they have been the victim of a violent crime
  5. Examples of some of the people we’ve helped to overcome the problems they’ve faced as a result of their criminal record.


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 April 2017 update in full


Best wishes,




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