Almost all employers Google job candidates - but could be risking costly tribunal claims

Businesses are routinely risking being faced with a potentially costly tribunal claim by carrying out background research on job candidates on websites such as Google, Facebook and Twitter.

In a survey of business owners and managers carried out by business support specialist, ELAS, some 40 per cent said they always Googled a job candidate before deciding on whether to interview or not.

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