You’ve been asked for a reference Giving an employment reference can be a minefield. It’s easy to wax lyrical about members of staff who regularly make ’employee of the month’ status but what about the ones that you are secretly…

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The Home Office has published an updated version of it’s “An Employer’s Guide to Right to Work Checks” https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/720858/29_06_18_Employer_s_guide_to_right_to_work_checks.pdf . The main changes to the guide are: The steps that employers should take if, when carrying out a right to…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employer acted unlawfully when a job applicant was refused a job due to past trade union activities.

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The High Court has held that Barclays Bank is vicariously liable for alleged sexual assaults carried out by a doctor who carried out medical examinations on it’s behalf.

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The Government has announced four new returnship programmes for the public sector.

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25 May 2018, amongst other things, contains provisions relating to the collection of personal recruitment data about job applicants during a recruitment process.

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that a job applicant with Asperger’s syndrome suffered disability discrimination by virtue of having to undergo a multiple choice test.

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The Court of Appeal has held that the revised scheme for disclosure of criminal records requires further refinement for it to be in accordance with the law and not in violation of an individual’s right to a private life.

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Employees often advertise jobs requiring applicants to have a certain number of GCSEs at grade C or above. The current grading system is, however, set to change this summer with new GCSE grades being introduced.

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