As an employer, carrying out a right to work check on every new hire is a legal obligation. But with the latest legislation around these checks released in October 2022, many employers are struggling to keep up-to-date with the requirements.
And despite these changing rules, there is little room for error. The UK government can impose heavy sanctions on businesses found guilty of breaching illegal working rules - so it’s vital that all organizations are clear with their obligations around new hires.
This guide explores everything you need to know about right to work checks: the processes you need to follow, the documents you need to request, and the penalties you might face for non-compliance.
In this report, we discuss:
- What are the types of right to work checks?
- What happens if no right to to work checks are carried out?
- When should you carry out right to work check?
- Are follow-up checks necessary?
- How do you carry out a right to work check?
- What's an employee checking service?
- What's so important about a right to work checklist?
- What's an online right to work check?
- What's a manual right to work check?
- What's a digital right to work check?