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EBearhug Sat 11-Aug-18 01:56:06

According to my line manager, if you get interviewed, there's a legal requirement to give feedback to unsuccessful candidates, at least if you've interviewed them. I replied that it be good practice and could be company policy, but I didn't think it was a legal requirement.

Has it ever been?

flowery Sat 11-Aug-18 07:59:55

Not in the last 20 years certainly, and I would very much doubt if it was before that- there’s very little in terms of legal requirements around recruitment. Basically it’s don’t discriminate against anyone but otherwise do whatever you like.

EBearhug Sat 11-Aug-18 08:09:54

That's what I thought. It seemed unlikely to me.

daisychain01 Sat 11-Aug-18 15:44:40

The advice given by ACAS is probably a useful indicator. The only reference to feedback they make sounds like Good Practice based on the interviewed candidate's request, not a proactive statutory obligation on the part of the recruiting company:

Be prepared to give reasons for rejection to unsuccessful candidates who ask

m.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4221#/index.aspx?articleid=4221

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