Blog: Changes to Right to Work checks from 6 April – what you need to know

On 6 April, the Government is changing the way in which employers will check the right to work of both employees and potential new hires.  Here we discuss what those changes mean for employers. The move to digital identity certification only for foreign nationals  At the moment, foreign nationals who hold biometric cards can choose…
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Government reforms (4):  Immigration – Right to work checks

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What do we already know? As part of an employer’s obligations to prevent illegal working, there is a requirement to check the right to work of all employees’ original documents in person on or before their first day of work. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, employers have temporarily not been required to see an…
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Government reforms (3):  Immigration – Right to work checks

right to work
What do we already know? As part of an employer’s obligations to prevent illegal working, there is a requirement to check the right to work of all employees’ original documents in person on or before their first day of work. As a result of Brexit, the right to work check process is changing and EU…
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Government reforms (2): Immigration – Right to work checks 

right to work
What do we already know? As part of an employer’s obligations to prevent illegal working, there is a requirement to check the right to work of all employees’ original documents in person on or before their first day of work. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have temporarily not been required to see an…
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Government reforms (3): Immigration – EU settlement scheme guidance

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What do we already know? We have updated you in previous Newsletters (see here) that EU citizens and family members who want to continue to live and work in the UK beyond 30 June 2021 will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. (Those who have indefinite leave to enter or remain, or who…
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Government Reforms (1):  Brexit – What’s the Deal with No Deal?

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What do we already know? We have updated you in previous Newsletters (see here) that when the UK leaves the EU, with or without a deal, free movement of people will be allowed to continue for a transitional period from the exit date for approximately two years. EU citizens and family members who want to…
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Government Reforms (3): BREXIT – Government Guidance

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The Home Office has published guidance on: 1. EU Settlement Scheme The guidance (available here), provides information on the documents necessary to prove a person’s relationship to an EU citizen, submitting evidence of the EU citizen’s identity and nationality, as well as evidence of the EU citizen’s continuous residence in the UK. The guidance explains…
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