This guide is for organisations that recruit for jobs, roles or courses that require placements, which are exempt, or ‘excepted’, from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
It is vital that employers take the time to understand how to recruit safely and fairly. The law around criminal record checks is complex and recent changes to the legislation mean that many employers’ policies and procedures are out of date.
Read the first in a series of briefings that will examine the practical steps that can be taken to support people in contact with the criminal justice system to create better futures.
Read Nacro’s response to the proposed reform of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.
Nacro provided evidence in response to questions posed by the National Audit Office during their review of the probation system in 2022.
Understanding the impact of the Home Office proposals in response to the Supreme Court judgement in the case of P and Others vs SSHD and SSJ.
Education and employment in prison plays a critical role in reducing reoffending.
The scale of mental health issues within prisons in England and Wales and whether enough is in place to determine the scale of the problem.
See Nacro’s presentation to APPG for Ending Homelessness.
Nacro response to Justice Select Committee inquiry into adult custodial remand