Digital ID Checks Now A Permanent Option

The government has confirmed that digital right to work checks will now be a permanent option for employers.  Initially allowed as a temporary measure during the pandemic, the efficiencies offered by digital checks has brought pressure on the government to formalise them.  However, there have been concerns that this type of system would not be […]

Right to Work Checks Risk Digital Divide

Following on from last week’s very late announcement that digital right to work checks can continue until 1 September 2021, we attended today’s meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Digital Identity. As a reminder, the government plans to discontinue the current digital right to work checks in favour of returning to in-person checks […]