Right to work compliance - Legal Services Wokingham Camberley

Right to work compliance

Employing illegal workers can result in imprisonment up to five years and an unlimited fine if you do not conduct sufficient Right to Work checks.

These checks are commonly misunderstood when employers don’t realise how far their obligations go.

The Home Office expects employers to verify particular ID documents with a certain degree of scrutiny and to retain documents in an organised system to ensure continuing compliance. Your obligations don’t end once the individual starts employment. If you fail to carry out the compliance checks properly, you can be fined up to £20,000 per illegal worker.

How we can help

Herrington Carmichael’s Immigration team can provide training to your staff and review your policies and procedures to ensure proper procedures are in place to ensure compliance.

If you have received a fine for not carrying out the checks properly, we can also assist you with appealing the decision if appropriate.

This area of immigration law should not be overlooked, as it can have huge ramifications for your business and your employees.

Our legal services for immigration:

UK visas

Sponsor Licence

Audit Services

Compliance and Training

Recruitment of migrants

Temporary visa routes into the UK

Clients of Herrington Carmichael LLP ‘always receive a consistently high level of service’ from the immigration team, which is praised for its ‘excellent knowledge of immigration law and the procedures and processes behind it, ensuring that all avenues are considered so as to mitigate against any risks’. Headed by Imelda Reddington (who is ‘highly regarded in the field of immigration law’), the practice has cultivated a firm following among employers nationwide, who regularly instruct the firm on licence application compliance, Brexit-related immigration issues, and ongoing compliance with sponsor duties and recruitment of migrant workers, among other matters.

Legal 500, 2017

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