We have commented before that, in the past year, there have been a large number of changes to the Right to Work (“RTW”) check process. Much of this has been driven by the enforced move to remote and hybrid working caused by the pandemic.
As a reminder, RTW checks must be undertaken by employers on:
- all new employees before they start work; and
- all existing employees who have a time limited permission to remain in the UK before this permission expires.
Failure to comply with RTW rules may result in the employer being charged with either a civil or a criminal penalty.
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