Monthly update – October 2018

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We’ve just published our update for October 2018.







This months update includes:

  1. New information on EU nationals staying in the UK and deportation from the UK due to a criminal record.
  2. A link to updated information on becoming a magistrate.
  3. A personal story on applying for and successfully being granted a ten year US visa.
  4. A link to a discussion on theForum from RunningMan who is keen to find out what he can do if an ex-employer withholds information from his Subject Access Request.
  5. Details of new research published by Unlock which shows that almost three-quarters of national companies continue to ask about criminal records at job application stage.


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 October 2018 update in full.


Best wishes,




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