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  • Personal Story

    Why do employers use criminal records? And why don’t they make their policy clearer?

    …protect identity)   Useful links Comment – Let us know your thoughts on this post by commenting below Information – We have practical self-help information on disclosing convictions to employers

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  • Article

    Blog – Government publishes summary of responses to call for evidence on the employment of people with convictions

    …in supporting people with convictions into, and during, employment. Underlines the value to employers of recruiting people with convictions. In our experience, hearing from employers who already do this cuts…

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  • Article

    New report highlights potentially hundreds of unlawful criminal record checks by employers each year

    …employer. Responsibility for ensuring eligibility rests with the employer and the DBS trusts employers to request the right checks. The law is complicated, employers are rarely trained, and many show…

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  • Article

    One year into the Ban the Box campaign; pioneering employers change their practice, but more must follow their lead

    …to more to encourage employers to support this campaign. We’ll also be doing more to work alongside employers to help them to develop and implement positive recruitment practices.” “Business has…

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  • Advice

    Spent and unspent convictions and employment law

    …questioning the legal fairness of the employer’s decision, this may not do you too much harm. However, if you are questioning the employer’s account of events (for example by claiming…

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  • Article

    News for employers has moved onto our website for employers

    As the development of our website for employers continues, we’ll no longer be posting news specifically for employers on the main Unlock website. Instead, we’ll be posting directly onto the…

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  • Article

    Bad policies and practices by employers

    As part of our fair access to employment project, we work with employers to develop fair policies and practices and highlight good practice. We know that employers don’t always follow…

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    Help us to challenge employment discrimination

    …when applying for work? Help us develop good practice and resources for employers One of the key focuses of the project is to support employers in developing good policies and…

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  • Advice

    Working in the healthcare sector

    employer’s consider each application on a case-by-case basis assessing the information provided during the application, interview and criminal record checking process. Guidance published in January 2021 by NHS Employers suggests…

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  • Advice

    Challenging an ineligible DBS check

    …will hopefully give you the confidence to do so. Introduction Through the DBS, employers are able to conduct standard and enhanced checks for certain roles, which will disclose both spent…

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