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 Data Protection Act 1998.
- 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