In–house lawyers—Policy for recruitment, promotion and appraisal
In–house lawyers—Policy for recruitment, promotion and appraisal

The following In-House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • In–house lawyers—Policy for recruitment, promotion and appraisal

  1. 1

    Recruitment and promotion

    1. 1.1

      It is the Company’s policy to look to fill any vacancy by internal promotion or transfer wherever possible. A decision to advertise a position externally does not necessarily indicate that there are no suitable internal candidates.

    2. 1.2

      All applicants for any position must be assessed objectively on their individual merits, in accordance with the Company’s equal opportunities policy.

    3. 1.3

      Any person involved in the interview or selection process whose impartiality is compromised in any way in relation to an applicant must declare it immediately to their [immediate superior] and, if so required, withdraw from the interview/selection process either completely or in relation to that applicant.

  2. 2

    Advertisements

    1. 2.1

      All vacancies advertised either internally or externally, must specify:

      1. 2.1.1

        the job title;

      2. 2.1.2

        the salary or pay scale/band applicable to the position;

      3. 2.1.3

        any significant benefits applicable to the position;

      4. 2.1.4

        any minimum qualifications for the position;

      5. 2.1.5

        any particular skills and/or experience required for the position;

      6. 2.1.6

        any atypical features of the position (eg, part-time, fixed-term, outside UK);

      7. 2.1.7

        the closing date for applications.

    2. 2.2

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