End of COVID-19 Temporary guidance for Right to Work


End of COVID-19 Temporary guidance for Right to Work

April 20, 2021

manage onBoarding of your staff during and after the end of teh COVID-19 temporary guidanceAnnouncement that the COVID-19 temporary guidance period for Right to Work will now end on the 20th June 2021

What does this mean to you as an employer? You:

  • Don’t need to carry out retrospective checks on those who had a COVID-19 adjusted check between 30.03.2020 and 20.06.2021
  • Do need to check physical documentation from the 21st June 2021

To get a Statutory Excuse when employing under the COVID-19 temporary guidance you should:

  • Ask the worker to submit a scanned copy or a photo of their original documents electronically
  • Arrange a video call with the worker – ask them to hold up the original documents to the camera and check them against the digital copy of the documents
  • Record the date you made the check and mark it as “adjusted check undertaken on [insert date] due to COVID-19

Please do check to ensure that you have followed/follow the guidance to ensure you get your Statutory Excuse.

Consider auditing the staff you employed during the COVID-19 temporary guidance period to check that you have followed the process above.

Alternatively, have you considered using technology in your Right to Work process?

We at uComply have seen many examples where questionable documents have been used.

In summary, our clients using our solution uAuthenticate Mobile ensure compliance with the current Home Office guidance whilst identifying questionable documents.

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