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Document Verification & Right to Work Checks for Non-UK National Employees

We will tailor the course to suit your organisations needs. This is a preliminary outline to give you a taste of what we typically offer when delivering this course in-house. After in-depth discussion with organisation and trainer we will develop a course outline which meets the specific needs of your team. 

Highlights of Document Verification & Right to Work Checks for Non-UK National Employees

  • Compare examples of fake and real document
  • Checking and verifying identity documentation from outside the UK including:
    • Passports
    • Photo ID & Driving Licenses
    • Birth Certificates
    • Supporting Documents
    • Stamps

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Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR & Recruitment
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Immigration specialists
  • Vetting & Screening Paractitioners
  • Security & Risk
  • Operations & Administration

Schedule

Introduction to the day and identification and clarification of objectives

POLICY & PROCEDURE TO ENSURE YOU ARE WORKING WITHIN THE LAW

  • Who can work in the UK?
  • Understanding your obligations to prevent illegal working- what documents do you need to see and retain?
  • Tier 2 and 5 Focus
  • Student, agency and contract workers Right to Work
  • Strategies for checking the right to work
  • European nationals
  • Non-European nationals
  • Complying with Home Office regulations

Morning Coffee

POLICY & PROCEDURE TO ENSURE YOU ARE WORKING WITHIN THE LAW (continued)

  • PBS
  • What to look for
  • Checking documents
  • Understanding your obligations to prevent illegal working- what documents do you need to see and retain?
  • Statutory excuse and follow-up
  • Potentially discriminatory practice e.g.auto regretting candidates
  • Record keeping obligations for sponsors
  • Issues around recording and storing data that you must be aware of
  • Conclusions

Lunch

CHECKING IDENTITY DOCUMENTS

  • Attributed identity versus biographical identity
  • Biometric identity – what should you know?
  • Do you know what to look for?
  • Common scams to be aware of
  • What to do when you spot an irregularity

            - Passports

            - Photo ID and driving licenses

            - Birth certificates

            - Supporting documents

            - Stamps

            - Visas

Afternoon tea break

CHECKING IDENTITY DOCUMENTS CONTINUED

  • Cross-referencing with other data
  • Right to work – what are the criteria?
  • How to proceed if you discover inconsistencies
  • Addressing concerns directly with candidates – possible pitfalls
  • Establishing and integrating secure documents and identity verification processes
  • How easy is it to miss a forged document
  • What are the areas we should look at for verification?
  • Practical examples of checking documents
  • Live examples of fraudulent documentation
  • Comparisons of real and fake documents
  • Counterfeits and forgeries

Final questions and end of training

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