Employment References and Human Resources

Lisa Hobson made this Freedom of Information request to Adur District Council

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Dear Adur District Council,

I am writing to request some information under the Freedom of
Information Act.

The questions relate to Employment References and HR resources.

1. Which department/person(s) deals with Employment References at
your company (or the name of company if outsourced)?

2. What is the average annual salary of the person(s) dealing with
Job References? (If outsourced, how much do you pay annually for
this service?)

3. How are Employment References requested for new starters? How
are they chased up? (email/telephone/postal service/fax)

4. How are Employment References completed for ex-employees
(email/telephone/postal service/fax)?

5. How many hours (on average) does your company (or the outsourced
company) spend, each month, requesting and chasing employment
references for new starters?

6. How many hours (on average) does your company spend(or the
outsourced company), each month, completing employment references
for leavers?

7. How many leavers (on average) does your company have per month?

8. How many starters (on average) does your company have per month?

Many thanks in advance for your help with this matter, it is very
much appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Lisa Hobson

Adur District Council

Dear Ms Hobson,

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request made to Adur District
Council.

Your request is being dealt with and we aim to reply to you within 20
working days. If we are not able to provide the information, we will tell
you why.

Yours sincerely,

Michaela Wood –Information Co-ordinator, Corporate and Cultural Services |
Adur and Worthing Councils
Location: Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1HA DX 142960 Worthing 10
Internal: 1113 | External: 01903 221113 | E-mail:
[email address]

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Information Officer, Adur District Council

Dear Ms Hobson,

 

Please see the answers in red as follows:

 

   1. Which department/person(s) deals with Employment References at

     your company (or the name of company if outsourced)? Business
Services

    

     2. What is the average annual salary of the person(s) dealing with

     Job References? (If outsourced, how much do you pay annually for

     this service?)  £18,728

     

     3. How are Employment References requested for new starters? How

     are they chased up? (email/telephone/postal service/fax) References
are requested by post or e-mail

    

     4. How are Employment References completed for ex-employees

     (email/telephone/postal service/fax)? E-mail or post

    

     5. How many hours (on average) does your company (or the outsourced

    company) spend, each month, requesting and chasing employment

     references for new starters? Approximately 11 hours per month

    

     6. How many hours (on average) does your company spend(or the

     outsourced company), each month, completing employment references

     for leavers? This information is not held

    

     7. How many leavers (on average) does your company have per
month?20.25 per month including temporary contracts

    

     8. How many starters (on average) does your company have per month?
10.6 per month

 

 

I hope this assists you, if you are not satisfied with the response to
your request for information you have the right to an internal review.
Details can be found on :
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Yours sincerely,

 

 

[2]Michaela Wood –Information Co-ordinator, Corporate and Cultural
Services | [3]Adur and [4]Worthing Councils
Location: Town Hall, Chapel Road, Worthing, BN11 1HA DX 142960 Worthing 10
Internal: 1113 | External: 01903 221113 | E-mail:
[5][email address]
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