Posted by Freya Colvin | Solicitor
On 27th September 2016
Being arrested, cautioned or convicted of a crime can be a daunting experience but the long term effects of having a criminal record can make it even worse. Over 10.5 million people in the UK have a criminal record and many face stigma and discrimination when applying for jobs. Earlier this month Unlock, a charity which assists those with convictions, launched a new website that encourages companies to recruit people with criminal records.