Right to Work Checks (Employer Guidance)

right to work checks

Right to Work Checks: Guidance for Employers  As a UK employer, you have a legal obligation to comply with the prevention of illegal working legislation. This requires you to conduct basic documentation checks on every UK-based employee to verify that any individual you employ has the requisite permission to perform the work on offer. In […]

Eligibility to Work in the UK (Acceptable Documents)

Eligibility to work in the UK

UK employers have a legal obligation to check the eligibility to work of all individuals they employ. While it can be a challenge for employers to keep up to date with their immigration compliance duties under the prevention of illegal working regulations, failure to comply can result in Home Office enforcement action and in some […]

Right to Work Checklist & Acceptable Documents

right to work checklist

As a UK employer, you are required by law to check and record the immigration status of every employee, to verify they have the Right to Work in the UK. The Home Office’s Right to Work checklist guidance details which Right to Work documents individuals must provide to employers, and how employers should carry out […]

Changes to EU Worker Status after 1 July 2021

changes to eu workers rights 1 July 2021

Although the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020, Brexit transition arrangements delayed changes to the status and immigration rights of European nationals in the UK until after 30 June 2021. New Home Office guidance on preventing illegal working has been published covering changes to document checks for EEA & Swiss nationals from 1 […]

TUPE Right to Work Checks (HR Guide)

tupe right to work checks

Immigration compliance is a commonly overlooked aspect of the TUPE transfer process. Among the demands of managing a complex transaction and workforce changes, employers remain under an obligation to ensure all workers are eligible to work, or the organisation risks enforcement action being taken against them. What are the rules relating to right to work […]