As part of our series of articles on recruitment this month, here we explore issues which can arise when checking an applicant’s right to work.
Most employers will be familiar with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which make discrimination and harassment unlawful in relation to nine "protected characteristics". However, they may not always be aware that this prohibition also applies at the recruitment stage.
As part of our mini-series of articles on recruitment this month, in this article we explore some of the issues which can arise at the offer stage.
As part of our mini-series of articles on recruitment this month, in this article we explore some of the issues which can arise when employers wish to vet the candidates who apply to them, before they offer them a role.
Positive action in recruitment is permissible only in limited circumstances: employers are allowed to take certain positive steps to help individuals who are disadvantaged by a protected characteristic (including disability).