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Monthly update – January 2017

We’ve just published our update for January 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This months update includes:

  1. Some new information on working in the criminal justice sector and prison vetting
  2. A personal view on working with job centre advisors who don’t always understand the problems ex-offenders face when seeking employment
  3. Unlock’s co-founder, Bob Turney’s story of how Unlock begun
  4. A link to a discussion about the eligibility for an enhanced DBS check for a gardener working in a school
  5. Christopher Stacey’s views on the automatic disqualification rule due to be introduced later this year preventing some people from being charity trustees and senior managers.

 

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. discussions on our online forum
  4. other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record

 

Read the January 2017 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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