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1 November 2017 - 12:28pm

 

Krista Brown is a professional businesswoman with a firm handshake and a wealth of experience in recruitment. In 2008,...

David Lammy Review into racial disparity in the criminal justice system
8 September 2017 - 11:14am
Responding to David Lammy MP’s landmark review of the criminal justice system, Business in the Community said: Read more.

 

The scale of the racial disparities highlighted by the Lammy review is shocking. For every 100 white men sentenced to custody...

21 July 2017 - 9:33am

It’s hard to get your head around the sheer size and scale of the Thames Tideway Tunnel, London’s solution to sewage overflow into the...

Gavel
1 June 2017 - 4:22pm

...it automatically excludes people with criminal convictions?

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Ban the box
16 May 2017 - 2:57pm

This post was originally published by Michaela Booth on her blog...

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4 May 2017 - 12:41pm
Leading Facilities Management company, Interserve, encourages its suppliers to break down barriers to work for people with convictions. Read more.

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has pledged to open up thousands of roles in its supply chain to...

22 March 2017 - 5:25pm

“I’m clear. There’s a real commercial advantage to our work with ex-offenders.” says Scott Hill, Human Resources Director –...

27 February 2017 - 4:34pm
The Government has committed to exploring a range of options to recognise or reward organisations that actively employ ex-offenders in its response to a Work and Pensions Committee report today. Read more.

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Ban the Box 4x3
19 December 2016 - 4:44pm
A Work and Pensions Committee report into support for ex-offenders, published today, has called for all public bodies to Ban the Box, removing the tick box on job application forms that asks about an applicant’s criminal record. Read more.

This follows former Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement in February that Ban the Box will apply to the entire Civil Service. The...

28 November 2016 - 11:30am
Interim findings from David Lammy review point to racial bias in the UK criminal justice system. Read more.

Earlier this year, former Prime Minister David Cameron invited Tottenham MP David Lammy to lead a government review into the...

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