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  • Legal questions and answers: The risks of using social media as a recruitment tool

    14 August 2012

    The UK tends to follow US trends and, as recent statistics suggest, it is becoming increasingly common for US recruiters to review candidates' social media profiles before offering a job, so now is a good time to get to grips with what you can and can't do. This is important because the law is well behind today's technology, let alone the technology of tomorrow. Leon Deakin, associate at Thomas Eggar, provides answers to questions on using social media in recruitment.

  • Agency Workers Regulations 2010

    1 May 2011

    The Agency Workers Regulations 2010 come into force in October 2011 and will give agency workers the same basic employment conditions after 12 weeks in a given job as those that would have applied if they had been recruited directly by the hirer. This article explains the effect of the Regulations and assesses their likely impact. It also considers which aspects of the Regulations are most controversial and likely to be subject to legal challenge.

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