Updated to include details of the language requirements for public-sector workers in customer-facing roles, which came into effect on 21 November 2016.
Updated to include information on language requirements for public-sector workers in customer-facing roles, effective from 21 November 2016.
A model form for use when it has been decided that a job needs to be filled in order to identify the type of person who could best perform the job.
In Board of Governors of St Matthias Church of England School v Crizzle (23 February 1993) EOR52D, the EAT overrules an industrial tribunal and holds that a condition that an applicant for a post as headteacher in a Church of England school had to be "a committed communicant Christian" was justifiable, notwithstanding that it had an adverse impact upon those of Asian origin.
In British Gas plc v Sharma (18 July 1990) EOR36D, the EAT holds that a complaint must fail if the tribunal finds itself in a state of doubt either because the evidence of the employer has thrown doubt upon the primary facts upon which the appellant's case rests or because the employer has adduced an explanation upon those primary facts which throws doubt upon the true and proper inferences to be drawn.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to use of employee specifications in recruitment.