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Monthly update – June 2018

by / Thursday, 28 June 2018 / Published in Information Hub, News @ Unlock, News & Media

We’ve just published our update for June 2018.







This months update includes:

  1. An advice post setting out the pros and cons of applying for a Subject Access Request compared with a basic DBS check if you want to find out whats on your criminal record.
  2. A link to an updated page on organisations around the world who either work with or provide information and advice to people with a criminal record.
  3. A personal story on changing your name.
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum from Sid whose old friend is threatening to disclose details of his conviction to his family and friends.
  5. Details of a paper published by Unlock which sets out why recent changes being made by UCAS on their application forms are the way forward for anybody looking to apply to university with a 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 June 2018 update in full.


Best wishes,




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