Here you’ll find links to all our guidance for employers, as well as guidance for others (such as insurers and universities). You’ll also find a timeline of new and updated guidance.

Asking about criminal records

Read the summary or go straight to detailed guidance on:

Assessing criminal records

Read the summary or go straight to detailed guidance on:

Checking criminal records

Read the summary or go straight to detailed guidance on:

Pre-recruitment

 Read the summary or go straight to detailed guidance on:

During employment

FAQs

More Information

Useful resources and links – including links to:

Other guidance

Although this site is primarily targeted at employers, we also use it to include guidance to others where this is linked to employment in some way.

Insurers

Guidance for insurers – including best practice and suggested wording of questions

Universities

Recent guidance

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