Updated employers’ right to work checklist published
Article by:Makbool Javaid |
UK Visas and Immigration have published an updated checklist explaining the types of documents that are acceptable for checking an employee’s right to work and how long the check is valid for. The Employers’ Right to Work Checklist covers the steps required to conduct a physical document check or where the employer uses the Home Office ‘online right to work’ service. The latter reflects the change to legislation that came into force from 28 January 2019 that an employer solely using the online service following the procedure specified in the last section of the checklist will be excused from paying a civil penalty for employing an illegal worker.
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