Ban the Box

Responding to David Lammy MP’s landmark review of the criminal justice system, Business in the Community said:
These resources will lead you through the practical steps and information required to help your company to Ban the Box.
Last month support services firm, Interserve, launched its Opportunities for All campaign, highlighting the ways businesses can provide skills and employment support to those that need it most. 
As part of this campaign, Interserve has pledged to support 20 of its key suppliers to sign up to Ban the Box and reduce the barriers to work for ex-offenders. Interserve employee, Lynsey Barker, shares her experience of being caught up in the criminal justice system and why she supports the Opportunities for All campaign. 
Leading Facilities Management company, Interserve, encourages its suppliers to break down barriers to work for people with convictions.
In prison it can feel like you’ve destroyed any chance of getting a job when you’re released. For Lucy, an employability workshop with Ricoh while she was finishing her sentence dramatically changed her prospects.
After becoming a Ban the Box employer, Ricoh has followed in the footsteps of other Reducing Reoffending through Employment Network members to open a Digital Training Academy at HMP Onley.