All items: Right to work in the UK

  • Illegal working: when an employee loses the right to work in the UK

    Date:
    20 September 2016

    An employer that discovers that an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK, or that immigration permission is due to expire, needs to take action to avoid criminal and civil penalties.

  • Brexit: practical five-point checklist for employers

    Date:
    6 September 2016

    As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as to the long-term impact of the Brexit vote on UK employment laws. We provide a practical checklist to help employers prepare for the UK's departure from the EU.

  • Right to work checks need to consider discrimination risks

    Date:
    3 August 2016

    Immigration raids at branches of Byron hamburger restaurants have brought employers' right to work checks into focus. We examine what you can do to ensure your pre-employment processes are compliant, while avoiding discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Ten tips to avoid immigration fines when hiring foreign workers

    Date:
    19 April 2016

    Immigration fines for employing illegal workers by way of the civil penalty regime have seen employer's fines increase, both in number and value, since their introduction in 2008. Tijen Ahmet, solicitor at SA Law, offers ten tips for avoiding a fine.

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Legal guidance: HR and legal information and guidance relating to the right to work in the UK.