Getting a reference from a previous employer

Once you’ve been offered a job and satisfied yourself that nothing is going to be disclosed on your basic criminal record check, the next hurdle you may need to overcome is getting a reference from your previous employer. If you’ve not worked for a while (perhaps because you’ve been serving a prison sentence) or if […]

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Looking for ‘friendly’ employers

A criminal conviction doesn’t have to be the end of your career but many people with convictions feel anxious about disclosing details of their past fearing that they will be judged and discriminated against. For many people, knowing that an employer is ‘friendly’ towards people with convictions helps them to apply for jobs with more […]

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