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  • Form for an individual to apply for a non-manual post

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model application form for a non-manual post.

  • Optional additions to an offer of employment letter

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Model optional clauses for an offer letter, which includes requirement for driving licence, qualifications/experience/licence under appropriate regulatory body, criminal convictions and change of personal circumstances.

  • Race discrimination: Unsuccessful job applicants have no right to disclosure of information under EU Directives

    Date:
    7 October 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Meister v Speech Design Carrier Systems GmbH Case C-415/10 ECJ, the ECJ held that EU law does not provide unsuccessful job applicants who believe they have been discriminated against with a right to disclosure of information. However, a refusal to answer a request for information, along with a failure to challenge that the applicant's expertise meets the advertised requirements and a refusal to invite the applicant to interview, are factors that a domestic court can take into account in deciding whether or not to infer discrimination.

  • Case round-up

    Date:
    1 September 2012
    Type:
    Law reports

    Sarah Wade, Rosie Kight, Amy Ross-Sercombe, Kate Edminson and Lydia Newman are associates at Addleshaw Goddard LLP. They round up the latest rulings.

  • Making a job offer quiz

    Type:
    Line manager briefings

    A quiz for line managers to test their knowledge on the law and practice relating to job offers.

  • Letter responding to an unsuccessful job applicant who has requested feedback

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to respond to an unsuccessful job applicant who has requested feedback on why he or she was not recruited.

  • Shortlisting assessment form

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model form to record the shortlisting process and enable a decision to be made about which candidates to interview.

  • Employers' changes to psychometric testing: 2012 XpertHR survey

    Date:
    25 July 2012
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    In this report on the 2012 XpertHR survey on psychometric testing, we examine the improvements that employers would like to make to testing, as well as the administration and scoring of tests.

  • Job applications: local authority

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Additional information on the law on job applications for local authority employers, including forms of application and monitoring job applicants by protected characteristic. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on job applications.

  • Recruitment shortlisting: local authority

    Type:
    Employment law manual

    Additional information on the law on recruitment shortlisting for local authority employers, including appointments to posts advertised externally. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on recruitment shortlisting.