- Monthly summary – June 2017
- Has a criminal record in early adulthood held you back? We want to hear from you!
- Is it worth applying to have my court order varied or discharged?
- When would you need to disclose your spent conviction to an employer?
- Monthly summary – May 2017
- Do you know which organisations have access to the Police National Computer (PNC)?
- Has an employer wrongly checked your official criminal record? – Get in touch
- Have you ever tried claiming compensation as a victim of crime?
- Landmark Court of Appeal ruling – Government loses appeal against DBS filtering regime – Judgement will help thousands of people put their past behind them
- Do you live in Scotland? Do you have a criminal record? Can you help?
- Moving on: Opening a bank account whilst your’re in prison
Frequently asked questions:
1. What do I need to know about my criminal record?
2. Is my conviction/caution spent?
3. Will my conviction/caution be disclosed on a basic check?
4. What types of jobs involve criminal record checks?
5. Will my caution/conviction be disclosed on a standard/enhanced DBS check? Or will it be filtered?
6. How can I find out the details of my criminal record?
7. I need to get insurance – where can I go?
8. Does my record stop me from going to the United States?
Information sections (1)
- Top 10 things to know about criminal records
- Understanding your criminal record
- Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
- Criminal record checks for employment (including DBS)
- Disclosing criminal records to employers
- Looking for (and keeping) employment and volunteering
- Travelling abroad
- Coming to (and staying in) the UK
- Universities, colleges and education
- Sexual offences
- Motoring offences