Recruiting Safely and Fairly: A practical guide to employing people with convictions

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record checks is complex and recent changes to the legislation mean that many employers’ policies and procedures are out of date.

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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record checks is complex and recent changes to the legislation mean that many employers’ policies and procedures are out of date. Our recruiting safely and fairly guide will give you all the information you need to ensure you adhere to legislation.

Updated January 2024

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