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- 06/01/2021in Case work, Helpline, News & Media, News on Unlock's work for individuals, Support case studiesLooking back over the last couple of months, we’ve written up a few examples of the people we’ve helped. We hope they give a good idea of how we help people. However, more importantly than our role, we think that these examples show how people with convictions are able to overcome some of the barriers...
- 06/01/2021in Case studies - Helpline
Case study – Grace – Having a better understanding of criminal record check eligibility gave me the confidence to challenge an ineligible checkGrace contacted our helpline seeking advice around a DBS check which, was being carried out by a potential employer. She explained that approximately 3 years ago she had received a caution for child neglect and had been placed on the children’s barred list by the DBS. She went on to say that, having been offered...
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We run independent charitable support to help people with convictions. Find out more about the approach of these services and how they operate.
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Our online web tool can help you to work out when your convictions become 'spent' under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and so no longer needs to be disclosed in most cases.