Can we select a current employee for a temporary internal vacancy or must we advertise?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 11 January 2019
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

Q: If I have a temporary internal vacancy, can I pick a member of staff to offer the role to or do I need to advertise it to all staff and interview for it?

Scott: Okay. We have another question on internal vacancies that came in this week. Just while you're listening, everybody, there is a little chat box on your screen if you want to send in any questions live. We'll try and deal with those as well. If we don't get through them, we'll hold them over until next time, which is on the first of February. The next question—if I have a temporary internal vacancy, can I pick a member of staff

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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