HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limits.

HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limits.   The time limits for bringing a claim before the employment Tribunal are extremely tight. The time limit is generally three months less a day from the date of effective termination, or from the act of harassment or detrimental treatment.   The effective date of termination (EDT) could… Continue reading

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Google: A focus on people and recruiting right…

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Google: A focus on people and recruiting right… A company which recruits well, is hard to get into and one that has a worldwide reputation for being the ‘coolest’ place to work; Google is a company who other businesses look to emulate.   However, try as they may, Google has many enviable qualities which is a result of… Continue reading

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Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win

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Recruiters urged to rethink testing after tribunal win The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that a candidate for a job with Asperger’s syndrome was discriminated against when doing a Situational Judgement Test (SJT).   The applicant, Terri Brookes, was among thousands of applicants for just 35 vacancies at The Government Legal Service (GLS) and… Continue reading

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CEOs reveal the skill they want staff to exhibit most…

CEOs reveal the skill they want staff to exhibit most…     The skills that successful CEO’s look for has been revealed by a survey of senior figures for companies featuring on Fortune’s 2017 100 Best Companies to Work for list. The CEO’s highlighted he importance of positive minded “soft skills” over the more traditional training programme orientated… Continue reading

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How to avoid legal hot water when hiring

__ – – – The recruitment process is crucial to any company who wants the right, most skilled and experienced employees at their disposal, but rushing this process can cause a number of legal issues for companies. – – Companies should always maintain they avoid discrimination in line with the 2010 Equality act, protected characteristics… Continue reading

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