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UK employers face confusion over criminal records

The Court of Appeal ruled in R (T & others) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester & others last week that forcing would-be employees to disclose all previous criminal convictions to prospective employers is an infringement of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, breaching the right to a private life.  The Rehabilitation … Continue Reading

Webinar: ‘Spotlight on Key Labour and Employment Issues – France ’

Squire Sanders presents a series of webinars focussing on the key labour and employment issues in various countries throughout Europe, Asia Pacific and the United States. On 21 February 2013 at 4.00 pm CET (10.00am EST, 3pm GMT), the featured country is France.  Jean-Marc Sainsard and Pauline Pierce from Squire Sanders’ Paris office will focus … Continue Reading

@Candidates with Klout #NowHiring

Commentators on “social recruitment” (using social media technology to recruit) are tipping 2013 as a hot year for recruitment technology and HR tech companies are pushing a mindboggling range of products out into the market.  We are not (yet) aware of any Employment Tribunal claims arising from the use of social recruiting methods but if … Continue Reading

A question of recruitment

I noticed an interesting article on the BBC News webpage recently concerning the findings from an MP’s report which stated that women from ethnic minority backgrounds faced discrimination “at every stage of the recruitment process”. At the application stage, those with typically “non-white” names faced immediate difficulty. The lady interviewed by the BBC had been … Continue Reading
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