The UK Government has announced that businesses that fail to comply with the UK’s Right to Work obligations will see the maximum civil penalty (Fines) they can receive increase by over 75%
The Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, has announced that fines are to be more than tripled for employers found to be employing illegal workers in the UK.
We’ve got a handy breakdown of what the new increases look like below:
This new announcement comes as part of the government’s broader crackdown on illegal workers in the UK.
If your business is compliant with your Right to Work checks, you will not need to take any action. However, the announcement provides the perfect opportunity to ensure that your business conducts its Right to Work checks diligently and in line with Home Office guidance.
As a government-approved IDSP provider, Rightcheck users don’t need to act to be compliant, as our software allows them to remain compliant by empowering them with the ability to:
With the new fines set to increase by 75%, it’s now more important than ever to ensure your business has a Government-approved IDSP provider who can provide you with an easy and complete IDVT solution.
With Rightcheck, you can join thousands of HR professionals and business owners who have adopted and trust Rightcheck to conduct their Right to Work checks whenever and wherever their business needs dictate.
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For questions regarding these changes and their impacts, don’t hesitate to contact our Right To Work Specialists at firstname.lastname@example.org or 02476 158 830.