- Employers must not discriminate at interview or in the arrangements relating to interviews.
- Planning a consistent approach to interviewing and selection can help employers focus on relevant job-related information and reduce discrimination or bias.
- All staff involved in interviewing and selection should receive equality training and training on interview and selection techniques.
- Selection criteria and scoring methods should be based on objective criteria which tests skills that are relevant and necessary for the job
- Selection criteria should be identified in advance
- Clear records of the interview and selection processes should be kept as evidence to help reduce the risk of a discrimination claim.
The government has launched an initiative aimed at levelling up employment opportunities for women, by improving pay transparency in the recruitment process. Employers participating in a government pilot scheme will be asked to include salary details on job adverts, and stop asking about salary history during recruitment.