Ban the Box

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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.
Read the BITC member-only summary of the breakout session 'From welfare to work: understanding the changing policy landscape' from Business in the Community's Employment Summit 2016.
Business in the Community's Employment Summit will help business leaders and practioners navigate the changing employment landscape as responsible employers.
On 15 September we held the latest in our series of How to Ban the Box webinars. The webinar highlighted the importance of Ban the Box from the perspective of the employer, the campaigner, and the job-seeker.
Webinar roundup of our May 2015 How to Ban the Box webinar, which focused on diversity. Speakers from Adnams and Ricoh shared why they had banned the box, and how opening opportunities for ex-offenders has had an impact their workforce.
The Reducing Re-offending through Employment Network was established in 2012 by Walgreen Boots Alliance to increase the opportunities available for ex-offenders to move into sustainable employment.