Details about how to check an employee's right to work and which documents can be used
Immigration update: BREXIT transition period has ended
The transition period ended on 31 December 2020, which permitted EU nationals to live and work freely in the UK. It is important that HR teams are aware of the impact this will have on the recruitment of EU staff in 2021. Please see the SIT news article for more information.
Temporary changes to Right to Work processes from 30 March 2020
The Home Office has issued new guidance on undertaking Right to Work (RTW) checks in light of the coronavirus crisis. This applies to all new employees and workers who started from 30th March and to repeat checks carried out from this date. New Right to Work checks carried out on the original documents as normal will be then be required in these cases within eight weeks after the coronavirus measures end. For full information see the SIT news article of 30 March 2020.