Recruitment background checks
Updated to reflect Government announcements that: the skilled worker salary threshold will increase; the shortage occupation list will be reformed; a review of the graduate route will be undertaken; and care workers will no longer be able to bring dependants to the UK.
Updated to reflect changes to the length of rehabilitation periods.
Updated with further information about rehabilitation periods.
Updated to reflect that pending late applications to the EU settlement scheme can be checked using an online right to work check, where the employee has a digital certificate of application.
Updated to remove digital certificates of application under the EU settlement scheme from group 2 as these can now be checked using an online right to work check.
Updated to reflect that digital certificates of application under the EUSS are no longer included as a List B document requiring a Positive Verification Notice from the Employer Checking Service. These can now be checked using an online right to work check.
Practical guidance on carrying out a right to work in the UK check, including how to know whether to carry out a manual check, use an IDSP, carry out an online check or use the Employer Checking Service.
Updated to reflect that the ICO has published guidance for employers on when they can collect information through medical examinations (which replicates guidance previously contained in the withdrawn Employment practices data protection code).
Updated to reflect the Government announcement that fines for employing illegal workers will increase from 2024.
Practical guidance on the steps that employers should take following selection in recruitment, such as how and when to make the job offer, carrying out background checks and communicating with the new starter.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruitment background checks.
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