Factsheets

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1 June 2017 - 9:00am
BAME groups are disproportionately represented throughout the criminal justice system, meaning BAME groups are disproportionately disadvantaged by the criminal conviction tick box. What does this mean for employers? Are there any legal considerations? And what action can employers take to ensure their recruitment practices are fair and inclusive? Read more
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18 January 2017 - 12:00pm
This briefing note gives guidance on the provisions of upcoming EU legislation on conflict minerals, including which businesses are affected and what they will need to do on the issue. Read more
Ban the Box
5 July 2016 - 12:00am
Young people face barriers Read more
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 report cover
20 June 2016 - 9:00am
Information on a selection of the most relevant legislations - existing and forthcoming - that impact responsible business, including key information and requirements Read more
14 December 2015 - 12:00am
This briefing gives key points businesses need to consider on the apprenticeship levy announced in the Chancellor's 2015 Autumn Statement, including calculating it, plus examples of best practice. Read more
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14 July 2015 - 12:00pm
This factsheet for employers highlights the reality behind common assumptions made about people with criminal convictions, showing that not all ex-offenders pose a risk. Read more
Work inclusion: A guide to good practice for companies seeking to employ from excluded groups report cover
15 January 2015 - 9:00am
This research shows why working with people from disadvantaged groups works well for business; summarising analysis of the business benefits resulting from Work Inclusion programmes and partnerships. Read more
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4 March 2014 - 9:00am
Want to get back to work but worried about telling an employer about your criminal record? This guide and top tips, for people with criminal convictions and their advisors, can help. Read more
17 March 2013 - 12:00pm
This factsheet summarises how companies who have joined Business in the Community's Ban the Box campaign now ask about criminal convictions during the recruitment process Read more

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