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Advice on References

Advice on References

If an employer gives a reference it must be accurate and fair. The employer giving the reference can decide how much they include. References can be short or long – for example, a ‘basic reference’ or a ‘detailed reference’. What a basic reference says A basic reference (or factual reference) is a short summary of […]

Recruitment: What you need to know when making a job offer

Recruitment: The Job Offer

Once you’ve decided who to hire, you’ll need to make them a job offer. You can make a job offer verbally, but it’s better in writing to avoid misunderstandings later on. What to include in a job offer letter The letter should include: the job title confirmation you’ve offered them the job any conditions, for example that […]

Recruitment: Advertising a role

recruitment advertising a job

Check if you need to advertise You’re not legally required to advertise a job, but it’s a good idea to do so.  Advertising a job means:  you’re less likely to break the law by discriminating, even if you did not intend to you’ll probably get a wider range of applicants who are suitable for the job […]