Guidance

Seeking a self-declaration from applicants: guidance for employers

This guidance supports employers to understand when and how to seek a self-declaration and the information that should be considered.

30 November 2020

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Requiring applicants to complete a self-declaration can be useful to help employees gain a greater understanding about the type of checks that will be undertaken as part of an employer's recruitment process.

The guidance will be particularly helpful to use alongside model declaration form A and model declaration form B which have recently been updated.