Individuals working in the country illegally due to their immigration status will often be victims of abuse and exploitations or caught in a situation now defined as modern slavery.
Spot checks can be made to make sure as far as possible that everyone working on your site is doing so legally.
The Home Office’s recommended “Right to Work” checks, is a spot checking process that is straightforward and specifies that employers should:
The Home office recognises that employees may not have the necessary skills and procedures in place to weed out every false document and therefore have provided further guidance on what to check:
If you have any further doubts about a workers legitimacy, you can call the Home Office Sponsorship, Employer and Education Helpline on 0300 123 4699 to ask if there is an official record of the individual.
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