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Monthly Update – December 2015

We’ve just published our update for December 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This months updates include:

  1. Information about restraining orders including when they become spent, when they should be disclosed and the ongoing implications of living with one
  2. Details of how to apply for a gambling licence (known as a Personal Functional Licence) and how a criminal conviction may impact on the successful granting of one
  3. A personal experience of seeking work in a university and the consequences if an employer carries out the wrong level of criminal record check
  4. A link to details of the legal challenge to the Government’s disproportionate disclosure scheme which Unlock is supporting.

 

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 December 2015 update in full here

 

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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