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How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction
Jobs advice

How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction

Here’s how to put your best foot forward if you choose to disclose your convictions.

Scrap cautions and youth offences from criminal records, say charities
Employment

Scrap cautions and youth offences from criminal records, say charities

Information offered to employers should be “relevant and recent” rather than focusing on historic convictions, says prison reform charity Transform Justice.

Prisoners to be offered apprenticeships for the first time
Prison system

Prisoners to be offered apprenticeships for the first time

Groups that work with offenders have welcomed the government scheme but said it shouldn’t just be used to plug holes in the labour market.

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice
Raj Chada

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice

How many lies has Boris Johnson told from the Conservative Party conference?
Politics

How many lies has Boris Johnson told from the Conservative Party conference?

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The Big Issue meets The Angola 3 survivors: “We knew we would never give up”
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The Big Issue meets The Angola 3 survivors: “We knew we would never give up”

Albert Woodfox: ’43 years of solitary confinement and they did not break me’
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Albert Woodfox: ’43 years of solitary confinement and they did not break me’

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