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Monthly Update – February 2016

We’ve just published our update for February 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This months updates include:

  1. New information on the top 10 things to know about criminal records
  2. Updated information on the DBS barring representations process and the importance of making representations if you’re being considered for inclusion on the barring list
  3. A personal view on why employers use criminal records and why they should make their policies around the recruitment of people with convictions clearer
  4. Christopher Stacey’s thoughts on David Cameron’s prison reform measures announced earlier in the month
  5. A link to some key extracts from the Charities Bill discussion which took place on the 26th January

 

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 February 2016 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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