Legal Right to work in the UK


Do you know that all of your employees have the legal right to work in the UK. It is best practice to make sure that ALL employees have a legal right to work in the UK, not only will this save you from potential discrimination claims it could also save you a £20,000 fine if you accidently employ someone who is not entitled to work.

Workers from over 30 countries now have the right to live and work in the UK, these include anyone from the UK, EU, the EEA and Switzerland, but it is important that you check that people are from the country that they state. There are currently specific requirements for Croatian nationals and extra care must be taken for anyone from Croatia. Full details of how you can make sure that your employees are entitled to work in the UK can be obtained by calling our specialist lawyers on 0845 070 0505 (Please note: Calls to this number will cost approximately 4p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge) (Please note: Calls to this number will cost approximately 4p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge)