All items: Medical questionnaires/examinations

  • Legal questions and answers: What health questions can employers ask during the recruitment process?

    5 August 2012

    Under the Equality Act 2010, employers are prevented from asking potential recruits questions about their health before a job offer is made, with some exceptions. This means that employers need to be careful about the questions they ask during the recruitment process in order to avoid liability for disability discrimination. Employment lawyer Kate Barker looks at what this means for employers in practice.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to use of medical questionnaires and examinations.