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The NIACRO Disclosure Advice Hub is offering training to organisations and businesses on fair recruitment.

NIACRO has welcomed a criminal record review scheme introduced today which will help people to move on from old or minor convictions.

The Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan has told an audience of NIACRO members that more should be done to divert people involved in low level offending from court.

NIACRO Wins Gold for Criminal Records Campaign at PR Awards

NIACRO was recently recognised for its high standard of public affairs campaigning when the organisation won a top award at the Northern Ireland-wide public relations awards.

NIACRO, the voluntary organisation which works to reduce crime and its impact on people and communities, today launched its Corporate Plan for 2015 to 2018.

New NISRA research published today shows that a former NIACRO project to support resettlement reduced reoffending by up to 24%.

On Thursday, NIACRO received correspondence from the Department for Employment and Learning stating that the organisation had been unsuccessful in its bid for European Social Fund (ESF) money.

During Question Time on Tuesday 27 January, the Minister for Justice, David Ford MLA, indicated that he is preparing to propose a review mechanism for the current filtering arrangements as part of the Justice Bill, which is currently being considered by the Committee for Justice.

NIACRO statement on Minister Ford’s comments on youth criminal records.

Following comments the Minister for Justice, David Ford MLA, made during Question Time in the Northern Ireland Assembly on Tuesday 27 January 2015, Olwen Lyner, Chief Executive of NIACRO, said:

Local organisation NIACRO has called for a change in the law to allow for minor childhood offences to be removed from criminal records.

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