In this well-publicised race discrimination case, a job applicant engineered a tribunal claim by submitting two applications for a job with Virgin Atlantic: the first using his real African name and stating that he is a black African; the second using a fake British-sounding name and stating his ethnicity as white British.
The law on job applications, including pensions auto-enrolment and prohibited recruitment conduct and the implications of the Data Protection Act 1998.
A model application form for a manual employee.
A model application form for a non-manual post.
Additional information on the law on job applications for local authority employers, including forms of application and monitoring job applicants by protected characteristic. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on job applications.
A model letter to acknowledge receipt of an application form.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to job application forms.