This page was designed to draw together what was happening when the changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 came into force in March 2014. Although this page is no longer updated, it is a useful reference page.
Updating our guidance
Producing practical materials
They are available to view above and you can download copies free of charge from the downloads section.
Updating our Disclosure Calculator
For prisons in particular, we recorded a piece for National Prison Radio, which went out in the Prime Time slot. We also published something in the next issue in Inside Time, the prison newspaper.
More broadly, we sent out our updated materials to prisons, probation areas, job centres, employment support programmes and voluntary agencies. You can download copies free of charge from the downloads section of our information hub, where you can also find out how to get hold of hard-copies.
If you know of people and organisations that might value this information, please forward them a link to this update.
Supporting practitioners and organisations – Running ‘Masterclasses’
Working with others
- Understand your criminal record
- Check when you need to tell an employer about your criminal conviction(s)
- Decide how you will tell an employer about your conviction(s)