Phil has written three highly praised and frequently quoted books, with a fourth currently in progress.
An easy-to-follow and proven system which helps ex-offenders secure meaningful employment that provides structure and stability in their lives.
Preface kindly written by the Rt. Hon. Lord Wilson, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
“This book will be a huge asset to those that are taking that very difficult step to move away from a life of crime, which becomes an addictive and powerful vortex.”
Tariq Usmani MBE
Benefit from the author’s experience of employing ex-offenders and of establishing and running a careers department for serving prisoners. In this invaluable book you will discover:
“It is no exaggeration to call this book a masterpiece. Phil Martin’s step by step guide should be in every prison library and every job centre. If the MOJ gave a copy of this book to everyone leaving prison the costs saved by preventing reoffending would be significant.”
Trevor Chrich, Prison In-Reach, SSAFA
360 pages generously printed
in an easy to use A4 workbook.
ISBN: 9781 696 100 205
Copies of this life changing careers book (the only one in the UK for people with criminal records) are being sent to prisons, bail hostels and probation offices.
This unique work reveals insights into the UK's Criminal Justice system, stimulates discussion on the real purpose of prison and explains how prison could absolutely reduce reoffending, leading to the creation of fewer victims of crime.
Foreword kindly written by His Honour John Samuels QC, President, Prisoners’ Education Trust
“I am full of admiration for your work on 'If Criminals Can Change' and I wish you every success for its publication.” Stephen Fry, Actor, Author, Presenter and ex-offender
“So few people seem to understand the appalling state of our prisons or the amazing work – despite those conditions – that is still undertaken in prison. I congratulate you on managing to both research and write such a book whilst still in prison.”
Jon Snow, Presenter, Channel 4 News
As you read through this ground-breaking work, you will discover:
The chapter entitled
"The ABC of Creating a Rehabilitative Culture’ has been repurposed by HMPPS Rehabilitative Culture Team to form part of the national training programme for prison officers.
90,000 words, 270 A5 pages
ISBN: 9781 696 356 565
An uplifting book which reveals the potential of prison to help people change for the better.
With foreword by renowned criminologist Faith Spear FRSA
“The book that stopped me resigning from the prison service. I was reminded why I originally chose this career - to help that one person, to change one life each day.” MF
“The most well-articulated, easiest to understand and best presented argument for prison reform in my lifetime” RL
“By 2019 I had become so fed up with warehousing people - locking them up and only moving them around so that they don’t hurt each other (or themselves). Working in a resettlement prison in open conditions is my dream job because now I can actually make a difference and help people to turn their lives around.” HMP Governor 28 years’ experience
Following on from “If Criminals Can Change Then So Should Society”, this book includes 200 further real-life accounts from people who broke the law and the lessons they learned.
This captivating book also includes:
£1 from every purchase donated to Children Heard and Seen charity,
"We’d like to thank Phil Martin for his generosity in donating a portion of the proceeds of this book to Children Heard and Seen to allow us to support even more children suffering with a parent in prison during this difficult time." Sarah Burrows, Director and Founder
89,000 words, 240 A5 pages
ISBN: 9781 696 356 886