An employment tribunal has held, in McCann v Snozone Ltd, that the employer must pay a job applicant damages of one month's salary for breach of contract by withdrawing a verbal job offer that the applicant had accepted.
An employment tribunal has awarded a claimant damages for breach of contract where he verbally accepted a job offer made by the employment agency acting for the employer, and the employer subsequently withdrew the offer.
Updated to include changes to the law on employing foreign nationals.
Can you withdraw a job offer once it has been made? We look at the risks employers face if they change their recruitment plans.
Additional information on the law on recruitment selection for NHS employers, including values based recruitment and the NHS Employment Check Standards. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on recruitment selection.
The law on making job offers, including pre-employment medical checks, pensions auto-enrolment and prohibited recruitment conduct, medical questionnaires and checking references and qualifications.
Line manager briefing providing a summary of the law and good practice in relation to making job offers, including guidance on making conditional offers, criminal record checks, employing foreign nationals, medical examinations and terms and conditions of employment.
David Malamatenios is a partner and Colin Makin, Sandra Martins, Melissa Powys- Rodrigues and Linda Quinn are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to making job offers.