Adjusted Right to Work Checks Extended

The government has announced that the end date for the temporary adjusted checks has now been…

Aug 31, 2021

Right to Work Checks

The government has announced that the end date for the temporary adjusted checks has now been deferred to 5 April 2022. The following temporary changes were made on 30 March 2020 and now remain in place until 5 April 2022:

  • checks can currently be carried out over video calls
  • job applicants and existing workers can send scanned documents or a photo of documents for checks using email or a mobile app, rather than sending originals
  • employers should use the Home Office Employer Checking Service if a prospective or existing employee cannot provide any of the accepted documents

Source: Daniel Barnett QC

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