Monthly update – February 2018

by / Tuesday, 27 February 2018 / Published in Information Hub, News @ Unlock, News & Media

We’ve just published our update for February 2018.







This months update includes:

  1. Some new guidance for individuals on changes to the rules on being a trustee or senior manager of a charity with a criminal record.
  2. Additional information in our seven stages of a criminal record series.
  3. A personal story from a gentleman who successfully challenged an employers ineligible DBS check.
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum from a gentleman who has started to develop a list of countries that may refuse entry to people on the Sex Offenders Register.
  5. Details of Lord Ramsbotham’s Private Members Bill which has just had its second reading in the House of Lords.


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 February 2018 update in full


Best wishes,




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