Monthly Update – January 2016

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We’ve just published our update for January 2016.







This months updates include:

  1. Updated information about convictions for sexual offences which reflect the changes to civil orders such as Sexual Offences Prevention Orders (SOPO’s)
  2. A personal experience of being refused a work placement as part of a college course and the impact made by launching an online petition
  3. Three short stories based on the experiences people with convictions have had when seeking work
  4. A link to the result of the legal challenge to the Governments disproportionate criminal records disclosure scheme.


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. other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record


Read the January 2016 update in full here


Best wishes,




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