Ban the Box

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Bristol City Council has become the first local authority in the UK to become a Ban the Box employer, removing barriers to employment for people with criminal convictions.
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. 
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.
Building on their commitment to Ban the Box, international construction and support services group Interserve is supporting young offenders to gain employment on their release from HMP Brinsford through a Facilities Management Academy.