References: What you need to know

Posted by Rhiannon Jenkins on

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.

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