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In this podcast Kingsley Napley’s employment partner Michelle Chance and immigration partner Andrew Tingley discuss some of the complexities that can arise in the recruitment process of non-EEA nationals. They set out the way in which employers can be found to be vicariously liable for the acts of their employees, the main guidelines in the Information Commissioners Code relating to recruitment and the process for employers to follow when verifying the status of non-EEA nationals.

After completing the course you will:
  • Know the sorts of claims employers can face in relation to their recruitment processes;
  • Be aware of the legislation governing discrimination in the area of recruitment;
  • Understand how employers can defend discrimination claims;
  • Know how extensive the notes of the recruitment process should be;
  • Be aware of how non-EEA nationals can undertake employment in the UK;
  • Understand the way in which employers in the UK can sponsor non-EEA nationals;
  • Know what sponsors must be aware of when they apply for a license;
  • Be aware of the penalties employers face for employing illegal workers.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Data Protection Act;
  • Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006;
  • Osborne Clarke Services v Purohit [2009] UKEAT/0305/08; [2009] IRLR 341;
  • The Equality Act 2010.

In this podcast Michelle Chance and Andrew Tingley from Kingsley Napley discuss the difficulties that can arise when employers in the UK recruit non-EEA nationals. They consider guidance from the UKBA and how employers can ensure that they are complying with the UK’s immigration and employment rules.

Date Recorded: 28th June 2013


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