Q&A Session | Hiring & Criminal Records – Fair & Safe Recruitment Practice in Northern Ireland

Join us for a one-hour interactive session where we will address and discuss employer questions around Fair and Safe Recruitment practices in Northern Ireland.

  • Date:

    11 Mar 2021

  • Time:

    2:00 - 3:00 PM

  • Location:

    Zoom

  • Price:

    Free

Join us for a one-hour interactive session where we will discuss employer questions around Fair and Safe Recruitment practices in Northern Ireland, in relation to hiring people with criminal records. The purpose of the session is to allow HR professionals, recruiters and employers ask questions of the panel around best practice, to ensure that they are following fair and safe policies and procedures. Please register via Eventbrite to be sent a secure Zoom joining link in advance of the event.

To make best use of our time on the day we would ask that questions are sent to us in advance – please include questions in the booking form on Eventbrite.

Joining us on the panel:

  • Tom Clarke – AccessNI
  • Roisin Lavery – Equality Commission
  • Sara Neilson – Business in the Community
  • Jonny Pardoe – NIACRO
  • Vicky Johnston – Farrans¬†

This session is part of the Ban the Box campaign with aims to give people with convictions a fairer chance at securing employment, by encouraging companies to ask the conviction question at a later point in the application process. This reduces the risk of unfair discrimination and overlooking talent.

Click here to find out more about Ban the Box and to download the Ban the Box Toolkit: A Practical Guide for Employers.