Monthly update – May 2017

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We’ve just published our update for May 2017.







This months update includes:

  1. Some new information setting out details of the non-police organisations that have access to the Police National Computer
  2. An advice post which highlights the impact that an unspent conviction will have on any compensation claim made under the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme
  3. A personal view on the Ofsted waiver application process if you have been disqualified by association
  4. A link to a discussion on the eligibility of an enhanced DBS check if you are working in an office
  5. Details of the Court of Appeal ruling on the DBS filtering regime.


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 May 2017 update in full


Best wishes,




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