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Putting Right to Work into Action

UKVI advocate a three step check to conduct a right to work check: obtain; check and copy. The first step: obtain, seems simple enough, but you do have to receive an acceptable document from the list produced by UKVI. The document needs to be original and it needs to...

What is Right to Work?

Right to Work can mean different things to different people. In the USA, some states have regulations stating people have a 'right to work' without being forced to join a union, humanitarian organisations subscribe to the concept that people have a human right to...

Report your lost or stolen passport

Her Majesty’s Passport Office has teamed up with Action Fraud to raise awareness of the need to report lost and stolen passports. Her Majesty’s Passport Office and Action Fraud have teamed up to urge people to report their lost and stolen passports to prevent...

Ilegal Working Fines Published

UKVI have published the quarterly illegal working figures for 1 Oct to 31 Dec 2017: Across the UK: 624 penalties; 990 illegal workers; penalties of £1,815,000 levied Interestingly they have published who has been fined in all regions except London and the North West....

International Strike Hits People Smuggling Network

An international law enforcement operation has disrupted what is believed to be one of the most significant people smuggling networks operating between Iraq and the UK. National Crime Agency (NCA) officers arrested three suspected members of the group yesterday in the...

Do You Want Peace of Mind and to Avoid Legal Penalties?

All employers are required to make appropriate document checks to establish an individual applicant’s identity and right to work in the UK. Failure to do so makes an employer liable to a civil penalty of up to £20,000 per employee, potential closure of business, fines...

The General Data Protection Regulation

With effect from 25th May 2018 the current European legislation relative to data protection will be superseded by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As the UK will not have completed BREXIT negotiations by this date, the GDPR will become operative within...

CASE STUDY: Assisting in E-Commerce

An E-Commerce company called us in to upskill their workforce in document verification techniques – and what great value it turned out to be! Within a week they had found their first fraudster and were confidently able to handle the situation thanks to our training....

CASE STUDY: Switching to Passport Proven

Following a UKVI ‘raid’ which identified a number of illegal workers who had obtained employment by using fake documentation, our client decided to introduce a document verification system. As a multi sited business with a high turnover of staff in low skilled work,...

Reasons Why You Should Train Your Staff

Improve risk management and avoid potentially irreparable damage to reputation Fully trained HR and recruitment staff can significantly reduce your risk of incurring a civil penalty and of reputational damage by helping to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants....

5 Reasons For Using an Identity Document Scanning App

1) Right to Work Checks All employers are required to make appropriate document checks to establish an individual applicant’s identity and right to work in the UK. Failure to do so makes an employer liable to a civil penalty of up to £20,000 per employee, potential...

IDENTITY DOCUMENT VALIDATION MADE EASY

Conduct cost effective identity document validation checks demonstrating compliance for right to work and right to rent purposes.

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