Human Resources

By William Eichler | April 17, 2018

Bristol first council to become ‘Ban the Box’ employer

Bristol first council to become ‘Ban the Box’ employer

Bristol City Council has become the first local authority in the country to use job applications without a tick box that asks applicants about their criminal record.

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