Covid-19 – New information and survey for people with criminal records

Written by Unlock – a charity for people with convictions Covid-19 and the social distancing measures introduced to help control it are creating challenges for all of us. For people with criminal records, these challenges can be particularly difficult to overcome. Since the UK went into lock-down, we’ve been contacted by many people with criminal…

Unlock launches #FairChecks movement to push for criminal record check reform

Press release – Unlock Together with the charity Transform Justice, Unlock has launched the #FairChecks movement to help push for a fresh start for the criminal records system. Our outdated criminal records regime is holding hundreds of thousands of people back from participating fully in society. Even a minor criminal history can produce lifelong barriers to employment,…

Criminal record disclosure training – Unlock workshops 2020

Unlock has announced its new round of training workshops dates for 2020. The Advising with Conviction workshops will take place on the following dates:-  Sun 16 February Weds 29 April Weds 17 June Weds 9 September Group sizes are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.   Working in the criminal record disclosure field, Unlock…

Unlock to stage criminal record disclosure training workshop in Sept (London)

Unlock’s next Advising with Conviction workshop will take place in London on September 24 2019. The organisation provides high-quality training to front-line employability practitioners to ensure that they have accurate and up-to-date knowledge and skills when advising people with convictions. Unlock believes that anybody who works with people who have convictions should understand the issues…