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Fair use of DBS Checks and Disclosure of Criminal Records

Many types of organisations request disclosure of criminal records and DBS checks, and different types of job or voluntary position are eligible for different levels of disclosure and check. Because 50% of employers admit to discriminating against people with criminal records, it’s crucial that the criminal records disclosure system is fair and proportionate. Although we’ve secured important changes in recent years, there’s still a long way to go and too many people remain unfairly anchored to their past.

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