Since 2014 Business in the Community Cymru has bought LifeSkills to more than 40,000 young people in Wales.
Just 17 of the 110 businesses signed up to Business in the Community's Ban the Box campaign have a presence in Scotland. This means many Scottish companies are missing out on an untapped pool of talent, while putting up barriers to people who seeking work in order to turn their lives around
From 15 to 26 October 2018, Business in the Community is marking the 5th anniversary of Ban the Box, which calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the criminal records tick box from application forms.
How Donna found work with Costain
How Colin broke the cycle of reoffending
How recruiters are changing the outlook for jobseekers with criminal convictions
Fair recruitment of people with criminal convictions: a practical guide for employers