Criminal record checks
Jessica Maguire examines a recent white paper and outlines how the government is proposing to change rehabilitation periods and when a conviction becomes 'spent'.
The Government has announced significant reforms to the law on spent convictions and rehabilitation periods. If the proposals go ahead, fewer convictions will have to be revealed to employers and there will be more cases in which they will be unable to refuse employment because of a job applicant's past convictions.
Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to criminal record checks.
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