References: Provide a reference on a former or current employee

When to use this references flowchart

Use this references flowchart on receiving a request for a reference for a current or former employee from a prospective employer.

The flowchart covers the practicalities of obtaining the employee's consent to disclosing the required information, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, which is in force from 25 May 2018.

Key steps

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