Policy paper

Sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

All employers must treat Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check applicants who have a criminal record fairly.

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DBS sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders

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DBS sample policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders (Welsh)

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All employers must treat Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check applicants who have a criminal record fairly and should not discriminate because of a conviction or other information revealed.

DBS has produced this sample policy statement which can be used or adapted for this purpose.