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Selecting staff

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  • Ministry of Defence entitled to redeploy permanent employee in agency worker's role

    Date:
    20 October 2014
    Type:
    Law reports

    An employment tribunal has found that, while the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (SI 2010/93) require employers to provide agency workers with information about relevant vacancies, they do not require equality of opportunity during the selection process with internal applicants who are permanent members of staff.

  • Employers' use of competencies: XpertHR survey 2014

    Date:
    12 May 2014
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Latest research from XpertHR investigates the diverse ways in which competencies - that is, the skills, knowledge and behaviours possessed by employees - may be used to help drive high levels of organisational performance.

  • Recruiting senior managers: XpertHR survey 2014

    Date:
    28 April 2014
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Latest XpertHR research explores how much time and money it takes recruiting senior managers, and the best ways of going about it.

  • Assessment centres

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance on developing and operating assessment centres in recruitment and selection, including when to use assessment centres, choosing assessment centre exercises, training employees to undertake the key roles in assessment centres and evaluating assessment centres.

  • Age discrimination against job applicant not appointed to role of pizza chef

    Date:
    12 November 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    This case serves as a reminder of the importance of having a recruitment policy and procedure in place that is not discriminatory and properly implemented and followed and of recording each stage of the recruitment process.

  • Disability discrimination: failure to record recruitment process leads to tribunal drawing adverse inferences

    Date:
    29 October 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    It is perfectly possible for there to be very little direct evidence of discrimination in a recruitment process, but for an employee to win a tribunal claim because the employer's failure to keep a clear record leads to inconsistencies in its defence, as this disability discrimination case shows.

  • Race discrimination: carefully recorded recruitment process helps employer to defend tribunal claim

    Date:
    29 October 2013
    Type:
    Law reports

    Employers that operate a transparent and carefully recorded recruitment process have little to fear if they find themselves in an employment tribunal, as this race discrimination case shows.

  • Graduate recruitment and starting salaries: XpertHR 2013 survey

    Date:
    2 October 2013
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The current outlook and starting salaries for graduates remain steady but employers are optimistic about future hiring intentions, finds the latest XpertHR research.

  • Making job offers

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    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.

  • Withdraw a job offer

    Type:
    Tasks