Monthly update – March 2020

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We’ve just published our update for March 2020.

This months update includes:

  1. An update to our page on types of criminal record checks to include details of the number of checks carried out in a year and the percentage of these that disclose information relating to cautions/convictions.
  2. A personal story from an employer whose attitude towards “offenders” changed after their friend received a criminal record.
  3. An article outlining the benefits of sharing experiences and receiving support from online communities such as the Unlock forum.
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum highlighting some of the issues faced by people with a criminal record who are interested in volunteering.
  5. Details of a job vacancy at Unlock for a Fundraising Manager.


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 March 2020 update in full.

Best wishes,



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