You can see all we achieved in 2015/16 in our annual report. Why we are here The world is increasingly complex for anyone with a conviction. It can leave many people hopeless and despairing of ever re-building their lives. The law around disclosure is complicated and inconsistent. There are fewer and fewer sources of advice.
This is an update taken from our Information Hub Today, we’ve published a brief guide which explains some of the changes that the DBS has introduced this week. The Update Service is a new subscription service lets you keep your DBS certificate up-to-date so you can take it with you when you move jobs or roles. The
Unlock, the national charity for people with convictions, has today welcomed Government proposals which, if introduced, would mean that some old and minor cautions and convictions will no longer be disclosed on standard and enhanced level criminal record checks, carried out for employers by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In January 2013, the Court

CRB’s and second chances

As part of of the ongoing Court of Appeal case about CRB checks, we’ve written an article for thejusticegap.com. You can read the article here.
We’ve contributed to a number of radio programmes today. There are three different discussions to listen to below. We’ve been on BBC Radio Kent talking about seeking employment with a criminal record We’ve been on BBC Radio Tees talking about reforming the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 We’ve been on BBC Radio Kent talking about
We’ve contributed to a discussion on BBC Tees about the attitudes of employers towards people with convictions