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Top 10 things to know about criminal records

We’ve produced some new information, 10 things to know about criminal record, which provides a short summary of the key things that people with convictions should know about their criminal record.

The most important thing for anybody with a criminal record is to know exactly what theirs includes . Many people don’t know the details of their record and it’s vital that you get this right so that you know what you need to disclose to employers, insurers, universities and others.

This new information is a short summary of some of the key areas of life which may be affected by a criminal record.

We hope you find it helpful. Let us know what you think by using our feedback form.


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