Monthly update – January 2018

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We’ve just published our update for January 2018.







This months update includes:

  1. Some new information on the introduction of basic criminal record checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  2. A personal story from a gentleman who trained to become a barber whilst in prison who’s gone on to provide opportunities for other people with convictions.
  3. A link to a discussion on theForum from somebody who wants help in expanding his social circle.
  4. Details of what to do if you’re interested in joining our Board of Trustees.


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 January 2018 update in full


Best wishes,




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