Over 10 million people in the UK have a criminal record, yet three quarters of employers admit to discriminating against applications with a criminal conviction.

What can my business do?

Employing ex-offenders gives companies access to a diverse pool of talent and brings down the £11 billion a year cost of reoffending for businesses, taxpayers and communities.

Remove barriers

Ensure ex-offenders are not excluded from job opportunities. Take the first step with Ban the Box.

Offer jobs

Directly employ ex-offenders and serving prisoners inside or in the community. Read about the difference it makes.

Improve employability

Support ex-offenders to build their skills and experience. Find out about partnerships.

Widen your impact

Share your experiences and join our Reducing Reoffending through Employment Network to learn from others.


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