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New Right to Work Process (UK)

Announcement: NEW Right to Work process, effective in the UK from April 6th, 2022

Now mandatory for employers to complete right to work checks for individuals holding a number of visas and permits


Changes To Right To Work Checks (UK)

Changes to the Right to Work checks are soon to be implemented.

From 6 April 2022, employers will no longer be able to accept physical documents as part of their checks.

It’s important you’re prepared for the changes.


Home Office Extends Right to Work Checks

The Home Office has announced plans to extend the temporary Right to Work checks.

The extension means that those who are unable to use the Home Office online services will still be able to conduct the checks via video call.


Skilled Worker Visa: 1 Year On

It’s been just over one year since the Skilled Worker visa replaced the Tier 2 work visa. Here’s what it changed.


How to Become a Health Care Assistant in the UK 2022 | Get Your UK Visa Half Price

You could be eligible for a 12-month Health and Care visa to work in the UK. Your job could be eligible for the UK Government’s half-price visa offer if you match the criteria. This visa is a pathway to permanent residence in the UK and is guaranteed to be fast-tracked. Talk to us today if you would like to become a care assistant in the UK.


Right to work checks: Changes to the process April 2022

The Home Office are introducing changes to the right to work checks process from April 2022. Employers will no longer be able to accept biometric cards for Biometric Residence Card, Biometric Residence Permit and Frontier Worker Permit holders.


Right To Work checks EXPLAINED (and how to do them)

It is really important that all UK employers carry out right to work checks. This ensures that they are hiring legally and do not accidentally employ illegal workers who do not have the right to work in the UK and/or discriminate against individuals during the hiring process.

Simran, one of our paralegals, covers what right to work checks are, what you need to check, the importance of the checks (and the consequences of not checking) and where you can access further UK government guidance.


How to AVOID hiring illegal workers

In this webinar, we cover the importance of checks during the hiring process, the notices you may receive from the Home Office if you are believed to be hiring illegal workers and the penalties (with recent statistics) that you may face if you do not comply with the correct codes of conduct.


How to avoid illegal working penalties: a guide for employers

The latest quarterly report from UK Visas and Immigration shows that the government is enforcing civil penalties for illegal working throughout the UK. Woodcock Law discusses what happens if you are found to be employing illegal workers, and how to avoid this situation by carrying out due diligence in your right to work checks.

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