Ban the Box calls on UK employers to give ex-offenders a fair chance to compete for jobs by removing the tick box from application forms that asks about criminal convictions.
More than 11 million people in the UK have a criminal record. Yet three quarters of employers admit to discriminating against applicants with a criminal conviction.
Asking about criminal convictions later in the recruitment process allows candidates’ skills and abilities to shine through.
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