Updated to take account of the new rules on the requirements for regulatory references, effective 7 March 2017.
A reference form for regulated financial services employer to provide for a former employee being recruited to carry out a either a senior management function under the Senior Managers Regime or a certification function under the Certification Regime.
New rules regarding references in the financial services industry come into force on 7 March as part of the Senior Managers Regime. What are employers' obligations and what information must they include?
Updated to include information on Theedom v Nourish Trading Ltd (t/a CSP Recruitment) and another, concerning a High Court defamation action set within an employment context.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has held that both the claimant's former and prospective employers committed discrimination arising from disability when a negative verbal reference resulted in a job offer being withdrawn.
Gerri Hurst, Sinead Keenan, Carly Mather, Joelle Parkinson and Mark Rose are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.
Use this references workflow on receiving a request for a reference for a current or former employee from a prospective employer.
A model letter in response to a request for an employment reference for a former employee being recruited to carry out a controlled function in the financial services sector.
A model letter to write to a former or current employee's prospective employer explaining the reasons for a refusal to provide a reference.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to providing references.