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RECRUITMENT: A guide to equality law and the hiring process

01 April 2016  

Joanna Chatterton and Ed Livingstone give advice on how to avoid discriminating against job applicants

It is not only employees and other workers who can bring discrimination claims against an employer – job candidates can too. The recruitment process is fraught with risk, in particular the potential to fall foul of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA).

 

 

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Essop and ors v Home Office (UK Border Agency) [2015] EWCA Civ 609

    Locke v Lancashire County Council) (Industrial Tribunal case no 5179/79)

    Lord Chancellor v Coker) [2001] EWCA Civ 1756

    R (on the applications of P and A) v Secretary of State for Justice and anor) [2016] EWHC 89 (Admin)

Last modified on 05 April 2016