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Government considering making employee references mandatory

15th January 2020
Alex Gunthardt By Alex Gunthardt Founder and Operations Director

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Interesting article by Personnel Today about making employee references a mandatory requirement for employers

The government is consulting on the idea that employers should be required to provide, as a minimum, basic employee references – for example, confirming that they worked for that employer and the dates of their employment – for any former employee.

There is currently no statutory obligation for employers to provide an employment reference. With the exception of certain regulated sectors, such as SMCR it is a matter for individual employers whether to provide employment references.

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Alex Gunthardt

Alex Gunthardt

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In 2006, Alex, in collaboration with Michelle, co-founded CV Insight. His formal transition to the CV Insight team occurred in 2016, following a successful career as the Head of Professional Services at an International Software Company. Alex adeptly delivered software solutions to globally renowned law firms throughout this period, with Clifford Chance and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer prominent among his satisfied clients. With an extensive background encompassing over 15 years of experience in technology, operations, customer service, and team management, Alex’s steadfast dedication revolves around providing outstanding customer service and tailored screening solutions for our clients.

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