EMPLOYER’S GUIDE | Health and Disability in recruitment

speaking to a HR expert

The Equality Act is very strict on what health or disability questions employers can ask during the recruitment process. As a general principle, it is not permissible for an employer to ask a job applicant any questions about their health or disability until they have been offered a job. However, in very specific circumstances, you […]

Employer vicariously liable for data breach

data protection GDPR

Supermarket chain, Morrisons, has been found by the High Court as responsible for a data breach caused by an employee. It’s believed that this is the first data leak class action to arise in the UK. What is the case about? An employee who worked as a senior IT auditor stole the personal details of […]

Is your school ready for GDPR?

prepare for GDPR

The way in which personal data about staff, pupils and their families and legal guardians is used and protected at your school, academy or trust is set to change in May 2018. It may feel like a long time away, but it is fast approaching and you need to start planning for the changes now. […]

Should you give feedback to job applicants?

giving feedback to job candidates

Nearly 1000 people have signed a petition asking for it to be a legal requirement for employers to give feedback after an interview. As it stands, it is up to employers to decide how and when they give feedback. Some employers will give feedback at every stage of the recruitment process, some only at the […]