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Employers fail to grasp recruitment laws

The results of a survey undertaken by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), suggests employers are ill-informed of the current law on recruitment. According to the report, less than half of employers checked employees had the right to work in the UK prior to hiring them, while 9% of employers believed that foreign workers were not entitled to the same wage as British ones.

In light of the survey, the EHRC has vowed to send a report to businesses reminding them of their legal recruitment responsibilities. This news came to light in the same week that a company faced criticism for advertising for a personal assistant with a “classic look, brown long hair with B-C cup”.

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