Monthly update – August 2020

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We’ve just published our update for August 2020.

This months update includes:

  1. New information to address some of the issues people face in telling a partner, family member or friend about their criminal record.
  2. A personal story from an individual who, as a victim of domestic violence, received a conviction but, has gone on to fulfil their dream of becoming a nurse.
  3. A link to a discussion on theForum around home insurance and the changes recently made by some insurers who have refused to renew the policies of people with unspent convictions, despite their previously being disclosed.
  4. Details of a criminal records webinar being held on 16th September 2020 for anybody who deals with criminal records in the course of their work.


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 August 2020 update in full.

Best wishes,



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