For how long should we retain interview records?Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 5 September 2017 Issues covered:
While there are underlying data protection issues here, it is advisable from a legal perspective to retain interview and other recruitment records for at least 1 year following the conclusion of the process.
The reason for this is that individuals have 6 months following the conclusion of the recruitment process (and the act complained of) to bring a potential discrimination claim. Be aware that this 6-month limit can be extended to 12 months if the individual can show "reasonable cause" for not bringing the claim during the initial 6-month window.
With less than nine months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25th May 2018, employers should note
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