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Character reference requests

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new on 6 July 2017
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Can we ask for character references, and is there a template for this? This article looks at the statutory safeguarding guidance, and relays advice from two of our associate experts and ASCL on this issue. It also includes a downloadable KeyDoc template for a character reference request.

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Contents

  1. 1 Requirements and advice
  2. 2 Template form and letter

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