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The Latest Developments within Immigration

Since the introduction of the points-based immigration system, we have continued to see developments in how employers recruit from outside the UK. In this hot topic, we look at the recent developments and what is expected in the future. Webinar: Immigration – the latest developments On Thursday 14 July from 10 am – 11 am […]

Outsource support with Right to Work and pre-employment DBS checks

Currently, employers may check the right to work online using the job applicants ‘share code’ or by checking the applicant’s original documentation. They may also use the Home Office’s Employer Checking Service to check an employee’s or job applicant’s immigration status. Positive feedback about the ability to make right to work checks remotely during the […]

Right to work checks and key recruitment changes in June

Update on the COVID-19 emergency right to work checks In March 2020, the UK Government introduced emergency legislation on how to deal with right to work checks during the pandemic.  We reported last month that these checks would be extended until 20 June 2021 given the continuation of lockdown measures for many businesses.    It has now been […]

Brexit HR and Employment Law – Where Are We Now?!

Brexit HR and Employment Law | HR Solutions

  31 October 2019: Brexit Day? It’s October 2019 and Brexit is still in progress. On the 10 April 2019, at a meeting of the European Council, the UK and EU27 agreed to extend Article 50 until 31 October 2019. The House Of Commons briefing paper ‘Brexit Timeline: events leading to the UK’s exit from […]

Right to Work Checks and EU Nationals

Right to Work and EU Nationals | HR Solutions

UK employers have a responsibility to prevent illegal working, and in order to do so, they should conduct right to work checks before employing someone.  Preventing illegal working helps to deter tax evasion, malpractices with the National Minimum Wage and exploitative working conditions, including modern slavery. Guidance from the Home Office states that by conducting […]

Critics warn leaked immigration proposals could see the exploitation of migrant workers

Immigration & Recruitment | HR Solutions

The government has come under fire after leaked Home Office files reveal proposals to curb low-skilled EU migration. The leaked immigration proposals also show plans for stricter ‘right to work’ checks. The controversial proposals have seen the government accused of allowing bad bosses to exploit migrants and undercutting good employers.   The leaked draft proposals […]

Government pledges millions in fight against modern slavery

Modern Slavery | HR Solutions

Government pledges millions in fight against modern slavery, just as dozens of illegal workers are removed from burger restaurant Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged £33m in the battle against modern slavery in the UK. The money will be focused on dealing with the routes of people-trafficking. She has also announced that she will be […]


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