Are organisations required to provide feedback to unsuccessful candidates? Can we have a policy which states feedback will only be provided to candidates who reach the final round interview?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A NI on 1 May 2012
There is no strict obligation in Northern Ireland to offer unsuccessful candidates feedback and there doesn’t appear to be much by way of guidance in the Codes of Practice applicable in NI.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Code of Practice (which was drafted to sit alongside the Equality Act 2010 in GB) recommends that having secured a preferred candidate, it would be good practice for employers to offer feedback to unsuccessful shortlisted candidates, if this is requested.
One can see how this would be difficult where there are hundreds of applicants. However, we can see how a
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