November 13, 2023
TrustID is ISO 9001 certified! This demonstrates that our team is committed to providing a high level of quality in our services and that we’re continually seeking ways to improve. Read on to find out more from our Compliance Manager.
August 8, 2023
Under the latest government plans, revealed on 7th August, the level of civil penalties for employers and landlords are set to triple.
The new penalty scheme is due to come into force at the start of 2024.
July 17, 2023
The TrustID team has recently been out and about. We’ve loved engaging with HR and talent leaders from organisations of all sizes and across multiple sectors at the recent Festival of Work and HR Technologies shows. Here are some of the things we discovered over the course of our conversations, and some of the lessons that have been learnt around Right to Work along the way.
June 15, 2022
We are delighted to announce that TrustID is now a certified digital identity service provider (IDSP) for Right to Work (RtW), Right to Rent (RtR) and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks under the UK Digital Identity & Attributes Trust Framework.
February 17, 2022
From 6th April 2022, the Home Office introduced a permanent digital Scheme enabling employers and recruiters to use Identity Service Providers (IDSPs) to conduct remote identity checks for Right to Work (RtW) on their behalf.
December 14, 2021
In the past few years, we’ve seen a growing shift from manual to digital ID checks, accelerated by an increasingly remote working world – think remote identity checking for Right to Work and DBS, for example. However, without a standard in digital ID, it’s been down to individual firms to determine whether the tools and methods they choose are sufficient to protect their business, customers and users from fraud.
October 15, 2020
In our new working environment, updating your internal compliance processes around identity checks for customers, staff or tenants may not feel like a high priority. But many experts are talking about a new world of fraud and dishonesty, fuelled by the crisis. Find out more in this blog.
May 23, 2019
I was interested to read the Home Office response to the latest inspection report by David Bolt, the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, which looked at the Home Office’s approach to illegal working. In their response to the report, the Home Office accepts the six key recommendations made, the majority of which focus on improving the mechanics of illegal working compliance and enforcement.
May 17, 2018
In March 2018, the Home Office published guidance for employers on ‘Identity Document Validation Technology’ (IDVT). At TrustID, we’re proud to have been part of the consultation period which helped to shape this guidance, alongside scanner manufacturers, other leading IDVT suppliers and representatives from the Police and UK Immigration team.