Resources and links

A prison leaver at a job interview with Greene King

We know that one of the best ways to get started with providing employment opportunities to prisoners and prison leavers, is to hear from other businesses that have led the way.

There are numerous organisations supporting serving prisoners and prison leavers, including charities. NFN is committed to building links with these organisations and linking your business up with organisations that can help.

Below you can find out more.

Employers' Forum for Reducing Re-offending logo
The objective of EFFRR is to inspire as many employers as possible to consider working with us on our agenda to employ ex-offenders in our workplace. More information about EFFRR.
A logo for Gov Facility Services Limited
Beonsite logo
Bounce Back logo
Census-life logo
Cook logo with tagline - Remarkable food for your freezer
Cracked It logo
Dunelm logo
Greggs logo
Halfords logo
Lendlease logo
Recycling lives logo
The restaurant group logo
Social Pantry logo
Timpson logo

Other sources of information

Nacro Guide

Nacro is a national social justice charity with more than 50 years’ experience of changing lives, building stronger communities and reducing crime.


Unlock is an independent award-winning national charity that provides a voice and support for people who are facing stigma and obstacles because of their criminal record, often long after they have served their sentence.


Clinks supports, promotes and represents the voluntary sector working with people in the criminal justice system and their families. Their vision is of a vibrant, independent and resilient voluntary sector that enables people to transform their lives.

Ban the Box

Ban the Box calls on UK employers to create a fair opportunity for people with convictions to compete for jobs by removing the tick box from application forms and asking about criminal convictions later in the recruitment process. The campaign is led by the charity Business in the Community (BITC).


NFN Sales 2020 - 2021

This document provides information on businesses and other organisations that have contracts or agreements with the HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) that provide work in prison and training academies. It shows the Prisons (or cluster of Prisons) involved, the nature of the product or service being provided and the value of sales transactions for the Financial Year April 2020 to March 2021. Information for previous years can be requested via