Ex-Offenders Project - Employers

Business benefits

There are many benefits to recruiting ex-offenders, including:

• Reducing initial recruitment and job advertising costs

• Resolving skills shortages

• Reducing staff absence

• Increasing staff retention

• Increasing diversity, inclusion and social responsibility

Find out more on the gov.uk website
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Find out more about our free impartial recruitment support; we provide help and support to source local candidates for jobs, work experience, work trials, paid work experience, apprenticeships and graduate internships through our partners and network.

Contact us using the link below to find out more and one of our account managers will be in touch.

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Ricoh case study

How Ban the Box helped to create an inclusive culture for people with convictions

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How Sodexo manages the disclosure and barring service (DBS)

Sodexo are signed up to ‘Ban the Box’ which means they do not ask about criminal convictions in job applications. Where the contract does require a DBS check this is done once the offer of employment has been made and an individual risk-based assessment is then made.

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