Payroll Legislation

Will Right to Work Checks Be In-Person?

Legislation

Will Right to Work Checks Be In-Person?

Due Date

21 June 2021

Summary

The Home Office confirmed that right to work checks will need to be held in-person from 21 June 2021.

The temporary changes to right to work checks implemented due to Coronavirus will end and from 21 June 2021, an applicant’s original documents need to be reviewed, or the applicant’s right to work must be checked online if they have provided a share code.

The advice given is that there is no requirement to carry out retrospective checks on individuals who had a Coronavirus-adjusted check between the periods of 30 March 2020 and 20 June 2021.

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