The law on recruitment shortlisting, including shortlisting in relation to disabled applicants, positive action, questions about health or disability and pensions auto-enrolment and prohibited recruitment conduct.
The law on recruitment interviewing, including discrimination in interviewing, avoiding discriminatory questions, adjustments to the interview arrangements for disabled applicants and pensions auto-enrolment and prohibited recruitment conduct.
The law on job applications, including pensions auto-enrolment and prohibited recruitment conduct and the implications of the Data Protection Act 1998.
David Malamatenios is a partner and Colin Makin, Sandra Martins, Melissa Powys- Rodrigues and Linda Quinn are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
In this unusual case, a job applicant who passed three interview stages, but had her conditional offer of employment withdrawn over poor psychometric testing results, unsuccessfully claimed age discrimination.
This week's case of the week, provided by DLA Piper, covers whether or not oral assurances given during negotiations that took place before a contract was signed trumped the written contractual terms.
Georgina Kyriacou and David Malamentenios are partners and Melissa Powys-Rogrigues, Sandra Martins, Colin Makin and Krishna Santra are associates at Colman Coyle Solicitors. They round up the latest rulings.
A model letter when it is desirable (for example, in a competitive labour market when it is important to take steps to secure the services of a particular applicant to prevent his or her being tempted by other offers) to confirm an intention to appoint, but before a formal contract can be issued.
A model letter withdrawing a conditional offer of appointment where the prospective appointee subsequently fails to fulfil any of the conditions that had to be satisfied.
A model application form for a manual employee.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to selecting staff.