References: What you need to know


Posted by Rhiannon Jenkins, 29th October 2018

This article first appeared in HR Magazine on 26 October 2018, click here to read the full article.  

When either providing or asking for a reference it’s important to consider the key points made by the new Acas guidance.

When either providing or asking for a reference it’s important to consider these key points made by the new Acas guidance:

  • Does an employment reference have to be provided?
  • What can an employment reference include?
  • Job offers
  • Disciplinary proceedings
  • Agreed references
  • Obtaining a copy of an employment reference and the effect of the GDPR

To read the full article, please click here. If you need legal advice, you can contact our Employment team or Rhiannon Jenkins.

Enjoy That? You Might Like These:


articles

22 March - Ruth Christy
This article was first published by Employee Benefits on 18 June. Under the Good Work Plan, published in December 2018, from 6 April 2020 every new employee and worker will... Read More

events

22 March - Adrian Lamb
We would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion taking place on 11 July in our Southampton office starting at 8.30 am, in conjunction with leading actuarial advisors Lane Clark... Read More

articles

22 March - Nia Evans
This article was first published by People Management on 12 June. With travel disruption caused by extreme weather conditions, airline company collapses, airlines struggling to keep to flight schedules, or... Read More