How to avoid discrimination while recruiting – Protected Characteristics

The topic of discrimination in relation to recruiting is vast, that’s why we’ve created this four part mini-series to give you the tools and knowledge you need to help safeguard your businesses from the threat of discrimination during the recruitment process. In part one we discussed how to remove discrimination when creating job specs and…

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How to avoid discrimination while recruiting

How to avoid discrimination in job specs and adverts With the current UK skills shortage making it harder than ever to attract the best quality candidates to your business, knowing how to make your business really standout amongst the other offerings on the market is a must. But beware, there are a wide range of…

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Round up of Employment Law Changes effective 6th April 2020

Employment Law Changes 2020 Take a look at our breakdown below for more information on our round up of Employment Law changes effective 6th April 2020! Holiday Pay  What is the current Law? Currently, holiday pay is based on the days or hours worked per week, annually, compressed hours or shifts and if the employee’s…

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Understanding the Agency Worker Regulations

This helpful guide explains what the Agency Worker Regulations on agency workers means for hirers who engage workers via a temporary staffing supplier. This legislation came into force on the 1st October 2011, therefore it is imperative that hirers understand the regulations, work closely with their agencies to minimise costs and put effective systems in…

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Do you have to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates?

One question that I’m asked by employers on a regular basis is do you have to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates? In short, the answer is no. You are not legally obliged to provide any feedback to candidates who were unsuccessful at any stage of the recruitment process. Saying that, although it’s not a legal…

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