Employment law cases

R (on the applications of P and A) v Secretary of State for Justice and others [2016] EWHC 89 HC

Reports relating to this case:

  • Criminal record checks: filtering process is inadequate

    25 April 2016

    The High Court has upheld a challenge by way of judicial review to the present criminal record checks scheme, finding that the relevant statutory provisions are incompatible with the European Convention of Human Rights. Ryan Stringer sets out the implications of the decision for employers.