Recruiting

Given that no two applicants will be identical in terms of their suitability for a post, how can employers show that they are as qualified as each other? For the positive action provisions to apply, under s.159(4) of the Equality Act 2010 the chosen candidate must...

Appointing your first employee - what to do and avoid Taking on your first paid (and therefore contracted) employee is a major step for any company. Get it wrong and the results could be crippling for your business. Get things right however, and you’ve taken the first step...

When is an employer liable for discrimination against an employee or job applicant? Employers are directly liable under s.39 of the Equality Act 2010 for discrimination against an employee or job applicant because of a protected characteristic in relation to recruitment, during employment or dismissing him...