Employers are failing to verify candidate’s CV claims

An investigation conducted by the BBC Radio 4’s File on Four programme disclosed that thousands of people from the UK had purchased fake degree certificates from a “diploma mill” in Pakistan, which promotes courses from a number of universities that do not exist. Findings showed that around 3,000 fake qualifications – including Phds and master

Important case law developments – January 2018

(1)    Discrimination based on a perceived disability found as unlawful In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld the decision made in the Employment Tribunal that a police officer did suffer direct discrimination because of a perceived disability. This came after Lisa Coffey’s employer refused her a transfer as there