5 reasons why identity document checks are an essential part of the pre-employment process

5 reasons why identity document checks are an essential part of the pre-employment process

If you work in HR, you will know that there is an ever increasing enforcement of Right to Work legislation, putting more pressure on employers to check potential employee's right to work in the UK. But checking whether someone has a legal right to work in the UK should only be undertaken once a potential employee's identity has been confirmed. Checking identity documents, such as passports, are an essential element. Here's why: 1. Right to Work checks are irrelevant if the documents used to support their identity are forged. Checking a potential employee's right to work is time consuming and therefore…read more >