Adjusted right to work checks extended to 30 September 2022Posted in : Supplementary Articles NI on 1 March 2022 Issues covered: Right to Work Checks
The guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19): right to work checks confirms that adjusted right to work checks will remain in place until 30 September 2022 inclusive.
The Home Office plans to introduce new digital right to work checks from 6 April 2022, using Identification Document Validation Technology (IDVT). However, IDVT will only cover valid British passports and valid Irish passports (including passport cards), not any other physical documents that can form the basis of a compliant manual right to work check.
The extension of adjusted checks is a pragmatic measure that recognises the logistical difficulties employers would face if they had to return to manually checking
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This article is correct at 01/03/2022
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