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Right to Work Checks

Identity Fraud is becoming far more common. It is a legal obligation for a hiring company to ensure that they have not only seen original Proof of ID, Proof of Address and right to work documentation, but they also have to verify and validate the specific documents. It is now quite common for people to obtain counterfeit passports, Driving Licences and right to work documents. So using an organisation such as Candidate Vetting ensures that you are compliant with the full validity of your ID and Documents Checks. Right to Work Checks A legal obligation for any employer, which assures that the potential applicant has the right to work within the EU. Manual checks, which employers normally use, are no longer a sufficient method for verifying and validating right to work documents. By using Candidate Vetting and the technical solutions that we offer, we can ensure that you are totally compliant with the verification and validation of all Right to Work documents. This guarantees that you never employ an illegal worker, ensuring that you are compliant, but also keeps your organisations’ reputation intact. What Checks will we perform? Identity checks: We will verify and validate the applicants’ passports, photo ID, driving licences etc, through our state of the art screening system. Address verification checks: We will verify and validate the bank statements, credit card statements, household bills etc, via our online screening system. Right to work checks: We will verify and validate the right to work documents through our state of the art screening system. Right to Work Checks: With effect from 12 July 2016, under section 21 of the 2006 Act (as amended by section 35 of the 2016 Act), an employer commits an offence if they employ an illegal worker and knows or has reasonable cause to believe that the person has no right to do the work in question. In addition to prison for the criminal offence, a civil penalty of £20,000 can be imposed on any employer of an illegal worker which failed to carry out statutory checks.