Terms and Conditions of Use for Advertising in the online Jobs Board

The University of Portsmouth online Jobs Board (MyPurpleDoor) is provided by the University’s Department of Employability (Purple Door) and is a free service for employers to promote their job opportunities to our students and graduates. This service is referred to below as ‘My Purple Door’.

Purple Door’s free online Jobs Board service offers employers the opportunity to advertise paid part-time, summer, work experience, internships and graduate opportunities directly online. 

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

By registering your company and advertising your vacancy online, you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions of Use.

Employment legislation

Employers must ensure that all advertisements are fully compliant with all legal obligations.  For more information on employment legislation: www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people  or employing staff:  https://www.gov.uk/employing-staff

Rights to Refuse

Purple Door reserves the right to refuse to advertise any vacancy that is not in the best interest of our students and graduates.  These instances include:

  • Companies that do not include full company, contact details or do not have a company website
  • Opportunities based in a private residential address unless offered by a registered agency
  • Opportunities which require students to work in their own home
  • Commission only or cash in hand payments
  • Opportunities which require students or graduates to make any up front payment
  • Recruitment agencies or third party adverts must disclose the role and client name

University of Portsmouth Liability

The University of Portsmouth accepts no liability in relation to the introduction and subsequent employment of candidates for employment via Purple Door’s online Jobs Board (MyPurpleDoor).  The University shall bear no liability for loss, damage or delay whatsoever arising in the performance of these services and in particular caused by circumstances beyond its control (of whatsoever kind). 

The employer shall independently satisfy themselves as to the suitability of any employee and shall be responsible for taking up any references and appropriate checks for the applicant should they so wish before engaging the student or graduate. 

Contracts of employment

Contracts of employment are between the student or graduate and the employer. It is the duty of the employer to comply with all legal obligations with regard to the employment of students and graduates.

Purple Door can provide a range of additional services for employers such as a proactive recruitment consultancy service and tailored on-campus activity. To find out more you can call 023 9284 2684 to discuss your needs with one of our recruitment specialists.