James Sinclair Taylor, head of the charity and social business team, writes for Governance on employing senior staff with criminal convictions.

Commenting on a letter from a chief executive, James discusses how the approach that should be taken towards an applicant with a criminal record will largely depend upon whether their conviction is 'spent' or 'unspent'.

This article was first publised the the May 2013 edition of Governance.

Criminal convictions - Governance_May_2013_v7.pdf