Reducing Re-offending through Employment Guide: practical steps and examples for businesses

BITC Reducing Re-offending through Employment Guide
This guide outlines the steps businesses can take to support ex-offenders into employment; helping to make a real difference to a challenging and costly social issue.
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Four key pathways to supporting people with convictions
  • Removing barriers by reviewing recruitment policies and practices
  • Improving employability by increasing ex-offenders’ skills and experience
  • Offering jobs either directly and/or within the supply chain
  • Widening impact by sharing best practice and encouraging behaviour change

Produced with support from members of the Reducing Re-offending through Employment Network, this guide outlines four key pathways through which businesses can make a significant impact and improve the lives of people with criminal convictions. The guide supports businesses to follow these pathways, setting out practical actions, considerations and examples of each.


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