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.
We discuss how employers should deal with a situation in which an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK.
We discuss how employers should deal with the situation when an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK, while complying with their employment law obligations.
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.
Practical guidance on dealing with the situation in which an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK, including guidance on avoiding illegal working, fair dismissal, the 28-day grace period and the Home Office employer checking service.
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.
Updated to take into account changes to the law on illegal working from 12 July 2016, effected by the Immigration Act 2016.
Updated to include information on the draft code of practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, published on 21 July 2016.
The Immigration Act 2016 has received Royal Assent, introducing a range of measures to crack down on businesses that employ migrants illegally.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to the right to work in the UK.