Alongside what’s below, we also have a page of references and a glossary

Using the site

All of the webpages (including the practical guidance) can be downloaded as PDF’s using the ‘Print/PDF’ button at the bottom of each page.

Using our materials

You are welcome to use the materials on this site – but please check our terms first.

Basically, you’re welcome to print off a copy, and download extracts, of any of our materials for your own personal reference.

Beyond that, we want to encourage you to print off multiple copies and/or use our materials in your role, but all we ask is that you email us the details and we’ll get back to you.

Linking to Recruit!

We encourage you to link to Recruit!

The suggested text below can be used on a website, although feel free to get in touch with what you’re looking to do and we’d be happy to help.

Recruit! is a website that supports UK employers to recruit people with convictions and helps them to deal with criminal records fairly. It shares good practice (such as Ban the Box), provides free guidance and tools, and shows what other employers are doing. Visit