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Document Verification and Right to Work Checks Interactive Workshop

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Cost per attendee: £195 + VAT
Special 25% discount available to the NHS - email registrations@bfi.co.uk from an NHS email address.

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Your organisation is responsible for checking identity documents for all your non-UK employees. That’s quite a challenge, given the sheer volume and complexity of authenticating often unfamiliar documents.

Covid-19 restrictions mean that employers are struggling to get to grips with unfamiliar procedures as well as clarifying new directives. We're proud to offer an online adaption of BFIs most popular workshop, addressing those challenges in a clear concise format led by an expert trainer. 

Attend a 3-hour live interactive training session with built-in time to get your questions answered, and networking opportunities during the tea breaks. You will receive a full set of resources.

Our recent survey indicated that, despite the current Covi-19 crisis, 84% of you still need to check and authenticate RTW documents; most companies are continuing to invest in professional development. These specially-formatted online 3-hour live interactive workshops deliver all the information you need and:

Why attend?

For the last five years, BFI has been running this practical and interactive workshop throughout the UK. Hear from a top immigration and document verification specialist and ensure that your policies and procedures protect your organisation.

  • Prevent illegal working: legal clarification of your responsibilities
  • Avoiding costly discrimination litigation
  • Is your policy legally compliant?
  • How to verify a non-UK candidate’s immigration status
  • Compare examples of real and fake documents
  • Checking and verifying identity documentation from outside the UK including:
    • Passports
    • Photo ID & Driving Licenses
    • Birth Certificates
    • Supporting Documents
    • Stamps
    • Visas

Recent feedback:

"Really happy I came on the course, I learnt a lot!" - NHS Trust Development Authority

"Informative, well presented and gives you food for thought, thank you "- Plus Dane Housing

"Much more engaging and interesting than I expected, I learnt a lot" - Olympus

"Very useful and very interesting, enlightening" - Russell Finex Ltd

"Great informative course, provided good insight into the authenticity of ID documentation" - Dept for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy

"Very informative, left with a much clearer understanding of document certification" - Southern Housing Group

"Amazing advice and examples, fascinating stuff" - St. George's University

"Amazing, high-quality teaching, I feel very confident about making checks going forward" - St. George's University

We do hope you can join us.

Which functions will benefit from attending

  • HR and recruitment professionals, administration, training, security, risk, compliance, legal, policy, vetting and screening, operations and all line managers and directors and staff with responsibility for Right to Work checks and non- UK employee recruitment, vetting and screening

Hear from

Schedule

Welcome and objectives

Session 1 - Regulations Surrounding Right to Work Checks

Ian Westwood

Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant
The Westwood Organisation

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Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant , The Westwood Organisation

Ian Westwood worked at the Home Office from 1993-2003. He was an operational Immigration Officer serving at Heathrow, Gatwick and Dover before being promoted to Chief Immigration Officer based in Croydon. Since then he has set up his own consultancy business, providing training and immigration advice to a variety of corporate and private clients on the subject of Immigration. He is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner to provide immigration advice in the UK. Ian’s training credentials include the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s Certificate of Training Practice and the Belbin Team-Role Accreditation.

  • The law: the statutory excuse, fines and penalties
  • The process - the Government 3 step process to enable the statutory excuse, plus tips on how to make this easier
  • Acceptable documents - an overview
  • Temporary changes due to Covid 19
  • Live Q&A

Coffee break and virtual networking

Session 2 - Practical Right to Work

Ian Westwood

Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant
The Westwood Organisation

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The Westwood Organisation logo

Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant , The Westwood Organisation

Ian Westwood worked at the Home Office from 1993-2003. He was an operational Immigration Officer serving at Heathrow, Gatwick and Dover before being promoted to Chief Immigration Officer based in Croydon. Since then he has set up his own consultancy business, providing training and immigration advice to a variety of corporate and private clients on the subject of Immigration. He is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner to provide immigration advice in the UK. Ian’s training credentials include the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s Certificate of Training Practice and the Belbin Team-Role Accreditation.

  • Practical right to work including - who can work in the UK
  • An overview of visa categories
  • Brexit
  • Acceptable documents in more detail with tips
  • Documents which do not prove the right to work and why
  • Live Q&A

Coffee break and virtual networking

Session 3 - Practical RTW Verification

Ian Westwood

Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant
The Westwood Organisation

View Bio
The Westwood Organisation logo

Ian Westwood

Immigration Consultant , The Westwood Organisation

Ian Westwood worked at the Home Office from 1993-2003. He was an operational Immigration Officer serving at Heathrow, Gatwick and Dover before being promoted to Chief Immigration Officer based in Croydon. Since then he has set up his own consultancy business, providing training and immigration advice to a variety of corporate and private clients on the subject of Immigration. He is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Service Commissioner to provide immigration advice in the UK. Ian’s training credentials include the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s Certificate of Training Practice and the Belbin Team-Role Accreditation.

  • The format of standard documentation
  • A guide to the process of checking a document
  • Covid-19 changes and how they impact document verification
  • How to deal with a suspect document
  • Live Q&A

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