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Monthly update – August 2016

We’ve just published our update for August 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This months update includes:

  1. Some new information on how to explain gaps in your CV as a result of a criminal record
  2. Our updated information on the retention and deletion of police cautions and convictions
  3. A personal view on how DBS filtering does not go far enough and the problems this leads to with employers who have ‘zero tolerance’ policies towards people with convictions
  4. Details of our response to the Charity Commission consultation on power to disqualify from acting as a trustee
  5. A link to our updated forum which went live this month.

 

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. other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record

 

Read the August 2016 update in full

 

Best wishes,

Unlock

 

Notes

  • All previous updates can be found in full in the ‘Latest updates‘ section of our Information Hub
  • For more self-help information, please visit unlock.devchd.com/information-and-advice/
  • If you have any questions about this information, please contact our helpline
  • If you’ve been forwarded this email, you can sign up to receive these updates directly by clicking here and selecting to receive ‘News/updates for people with convictions’
  • If you have found this information useful, please leave us your feedback and/or consider making a donation.

 

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