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Recruiting, employing and retaining people with convictions: Guide for organisations

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Did you know that around a quarter of the UK population has a conviction? That’s a lot of people with valuable skills, experience and knowledge who can make a positive contribution to society. This comes at the same time as many organisations are struggling to recruit the right people.

By offering opportunities to people with convictions, organisations can empower them to rebuild, thrive, contribute positively to society and reduce the likelihood of reoffending.  

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Trust’s guidance has practical recommendations and information to support organisations to recruit, employ and retain employees who have convictions or lived experience with the criminal justice system.

For further information please select the following link: Recruiting, employing and retaining people with convictions - CIPD Trust

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