Do your employees have the Right to Work in the UK?

When recruiting staff, are you completing Right To Work checks in line with Government requirements? This is more than just checking someone’s ID. As a business owner, you need to confirm that potential employees have the right to work in the UK by seeing their original documents and taking copies for your records. If you fail to follow Home Office guidelines and are found to be illegally employing staff, then you can face fines of up to £20k per illegal employee.

Guidance on the process that you need to follow, the documents that you need to see to prove Right to Work etc can be found on the Government / Home Office website:

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