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 Go Backwards

In a surprise move, the Home Office has stipulated that employers must revert back to checking *original* documents when confirming employees’ right to work in the UK.  Due to the pandemic, temporary changes were introduced last year to checks to be carried out over video calls. From 17 May 2021 employers must check the prescribed […]