Checklist to follow when employing people with a criminal record. It is recommended that your review this checklist in conjunction with the Factsheet on Employing People with Criminal Records.
- Is the position exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA)? If so, have you informed applicants of this in advance and that employment will be subject to either a standard or enhanced disclosure of criminal records, which includes any spent convictions?
- Are you registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (formerly the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB)) to enable you to obtain a standard or enhanced disclosure?
Employment status - the tests checklist
Employing overseas nationals factsheet
Guidance on employing overseas nationals.