References: Provide a reference on a former or current employee
When to use this references workflow
Use this references workflow on receiving a request for a reference for a current or former employee from a prospective employer.
The workflow covers the practicalities of obtaining the employee's consent to disclosing the required information, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, which is in force from 25 May 2018.
- Ensure you have employee's consent to disclose information required for reference
- Provide written reference to prospective employer
- Retain copy of reference securely for a reasonable amount of time