Last month, David Lammy MP published a review recommending that, in certain cases, criminal records could be sealed from employers. Reforms such as this could have positive consequences for businesses and workers alike, argues employment solicitor Catherine Hawkes.
Updated to include information on trends in recruitment and selection.
Updated to include information on trends in candidate attraction.
Updated to reflect the average compensation awarded for sex discrimination in 2016/17.
Less than a third of companies are aware of the sanctions for failing to secure right-to-work documentation for overseas workers - and up to 93% could be at risk of having their sponsor licence revoked - according to Migrate UK.
Roles open to apprentices have grown by almost a fifth, vastly outstripping growth in graduate jobs.
Updated to reflect that individuals in England and Wales can apply to the DBS for basic criminal records checks.
Three in four recruiters have stated that attracting candidates of sufficient quality is their main concern, according to survey results released today (18 September).
More than a third of new starters have had a poor onboarding experience, while for more than a fifth it has been so bad they have changed their mind about a role, research has found.
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