Monthly update – November 2018

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We’ve just published our update for November 2018.







This months update includes:

  1. New information on the Homelessness Reduction Act which came into force earlier this year.
  2. A link to the updated list of offences that will never be filtered published by the Disclosure and Barring Service
  3. A personal story about the ongoing challenges of disclosing convictions received over  20 years ago.
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum on the legality of Youtube videos which disclose the personal details of individuals convicted of sexual offences.
  5. Details of a survey we’re running on the barriers that BAME grops face in terms of their 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 November 2018 update in full.


Best wishes,




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