We’ve just published our update for October 2019.
This months update includes:
- An update on the new costs of all Disclosure and Barring checks.
- A personal story highlighting Lucy’s success in getting a newspaper to remove an article relating to her conviction.
- A link to a discussion on theForum around a probation officer’s insistence that an individual disclose their conviction to a new employer even though the employer had not asked them to do so.
- A blog setting out the governments summary of responses to their call for evidence on the employment of people with convictions
- Details of ten universities who have signed up to the ‘Fair Chance for Students with Convictions’ pledge.
The full update provides a summary of:
- the latest updates to our self-help information site for people with convictions
- recent posts to our online magazine, theRecord
- discussions on our online forum
- other news and developments that might be of interest to individuals with a criminal record.
Read the October 2019 update in full.
- 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
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