A model question on an application form asking an individual if he or she requires any reasonable adjustments to be made in the shortlisting process due to disability.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that the employment tribunal had gone too far in finding that a witness had lied about his knowledge of the claimant's age and misapplied the reversal of the burden of proof that applies in discrimination cases.
A model letter rejecting an applicant after interview after a final shortlist for the job has been agreed or an appointment made.
A model letter rejecting a candidate for use after the shortlist for interview for the position has been compiled.
A model form to record evidence obtained at interview to enable a judgment to be made about which interviewee best meets the requirements of the job.
In Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v Beck EAT/0141/10, the EAT held that the employment tribunal was entitled to find that, notwithstanding the inherently unlikely nature of an age discrimination claim on the facts, the employer's deliberate use of the word "younger" in a person specification, contrary to expert advice, was sufficient to shift the burden of proof to the employer.
Ceri Hughes, David Parry, and Carly Mather, associates at Addleshaw Goddard, detail the latest rulings.
A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to interviewing job candidates.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to selecting staff.