With a recent Home Office promise to 'crack down' on illegal working, it's critical that security companies confirm the validity of employees' identity documents and comply with Right to Work legislation.
The Immigration Act 2016 means that any employer found to be employing illegal workers could face fines of up to £20,000 per employee and a potential prison sentence of up to 5 years.
Not making appropriate identity checks also presents a huge risk to your safety and that of your clients as well as potentially damaging your organisation's brand.
Take a look at our guide to the checks you should be making to protect your business.
TrustID document scanning is invaluable for supporting security companies with their pre-employment vetting and on-boarding process for staff. It effectively supports Right to Work checks and the UK Statutory Excuse.
With a quick and easy electronic checking scan, using either our mobile, desktop or cloud-based solutions, a security company can offer complete assurance to their customers that they carry out all Right to Work and validation checks to the highest standards: