Growing Your Workforce Part 2: Equality Considerations in Recruitment and Selection

Posted in : The Essential Elements of the Employee Handbook on 18 March 2022
Leeanne Armstrong
TLT NI LLP
Issues covered: Recruitment and selection; Equality; Equal Opportunities

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI), the corporate body responsible for promoting equality of opportunity, says of equal opportunities, “It is important to remember that being an equal opportunities employer is a process, not a one-off event, and it needs continuous commitment and work if it is to succeed.”

The Equality Commission sets out 12 steps to becoming an equal opportunities employer, one of those being to, “Ensure that your recruitment and selection procedures are fair and are founded on the principle of objectively selecting the best person for the job.”

As part of our short series on Growing your Workforce, we are going to build on some of the key recruitment and

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This article is correct at 18/03/2022
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Leeanne Armstrong
TLT NI LLP

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