Recruitment Policy Template

Recruitment PolicyUpdated


This Recruitment Policy has been updated to reflect the end of free movement between the UK and the European Economic Area.

Employers should be aware that it is obligatory for employers to ensure that all employees, and not just those from outside the UK, can prove their entitlement to work in the UK.

This Recruitment Policy provides a general statement in respect of equality and diversity (equal opportunities) and the recruitment process, and provides greater detail for the following:

1. Introduction

2. Equality and Diversity / Equal Opportunities in Recruitment

3. Monitoring Equal Opportunities, Equality and Diversity in Recruitment

4. Recruitment Authorisation

5. Job Descriptions and Person Specifications

6. Advertising of Vacancies

7. Shortlisting

8. Recruitment Interviews

9. Offer of Employment

10. Points-based system

11. References

12. The Bribery Act

13. Qualification Certificates

14. Right to Work in the UK and Illegal Working

15. Personnel Records and Starter Procedures

16. Complaints Procedure

Optional phrases/clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.

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