Advice for Employers | Criminal Record Support Service | 澳门王中王论坛


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Criminal record advice for employers

We know that for many employers, financial and educational institutions, it can be challenging with handling applications and disclosure requirements for those individuals who have a criminal record.

Our Criminal Record Support Services provides a range of advice and guidance for employers and practitioners who are working with individuals that have a criminal record. From understanding what needs to be disclosed, to how you approach legislation requirements, our guides and information will support you through the entire process. For those who may want to explore formal training options, our Criminal Record Support training and courses are delivered by legal experts working in the justice sector.

Are you an individual looking for advice? See our advice for individuals on understanding and managing聽 your criminal record.


Information for employers:

Employing someone with a criminal record

Many employers employ people with criminal records and have incredibly positive experiences of doing so.

DBS checks

As an employer, you have the right to ask people about their criminal record and to request a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.

Asking about criminal records

All employers are entitled to ask applicants to disclose details of any convictions which are not yet spent.

Risk assessments

Before you carry out your risk assessment, it is important that you have gathered as much information as possible.


We can give specialist and tailored advice to employers about hiring people with criminal records.

Training and courses

We have regular and bespoke training available for employers, which can be delivered face-to-face and online.

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0845 600 3194

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Our advisors can help you with any questions you may have.