Pre-employment checks: Full disclosure – what do employers have a right to know before hiring?

In light of news stories that employers have been duped into hiring candidates whose applications were largely fictitious, Joanna Chatterton and Ed Livingstone consider what employers can lawfully do to ensure a job applicant is who they say they are ‘Candidates have certain protections which prevent over-zealous vetting and pre-employment checks.‘ It is an unavoidable …
This post is only available to members.

Cases Referenced

  • Essop & ors v Home Office (UK Border Agency) [2017] UKSC 27
  • Wishart v National Association of Citizens‘ Advice Bureaux Ltd [1990] ICR 794