Withdrawing a Verbal Offer of Employment Made to a Candidate who was Headhunted - How do I Handle it?Posted in : How Do I Handle It ROI on 17 January 2023 Issues covered: Contracts of Employment
"We made an offer of employment verbally to a particular candidate who was headhunted from a different employer and no preconditions were placed on this offer. We have become concerned at the ability of this individual to undertake the duties of employment on the basis of them being problematic with her previous employer and having brought a claim against them. We wish to withdraw the offer of employment. How do I handle it?"
The withdrawal of the offer following a headhunting of this individual is susceptible to a claim of breach of contract, unless the offer was made conditional upon some factor such that would permit the withdrawal of the job offer. For example, the
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This article is correct at 17/01/2023
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