A government minister has blamed film and TV producers for promoting images of former armed forces personnel that may encourage recruiters to reject their applications for jobs.
Two successful employment tribunal claims show that careless age-related comments made to applicants during the recruitment process can raise inferences of age discrimination that can be impossible for employers to refute.
In Matier v Spring & Airbrake Ireland Ltd, a Northern Ireland industrial tribunal awarded £3,155 for age discrimination to a jobseeker who was told that a prospective employer was "looking for a younger person".
In James v Coedffranc Community Council, an employment tribunal upheld an unsuccessful job applicant's age discrimination claim after an interviewer said "I've just noticed how old you are" and jotted down older candidates' ages on interview notes.
Updated to reflect the average compensation awarded for sex discrimination in 2017/18.
With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.
Updated to include information on the FCA's proposal to introduce a new public directory of individuals working in financial services.
As the class of 2018 enters the world of work, XpertHR research provides an overview of graduate recruitment, retention and reward in 2018/2019.
As thousands of students receive their A-level results this week, employers have revealed that the experience gained in an apprenticeship is more important than qualifications when hiring young members of staff.
In South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust v Lee and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that a decision to withdraw a job offer that was at least partially influenced by a reference that focused on the applicant's sickness absence levels was discriminatory.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to selecting staff.