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Unfortunately the fact a conviction is spent does not prevent someone finding out about it and telling people sadly. It is not defamation for example because it is true. Therefore, the only action you could take would be if a person found out about in the course of their employment and then spread it say as a HR employee in breach of their confidentiality duties. I trust this assists