Advice for employers carrying out ‘right to work’ checks during the coronavirus pandemic.
It is still necessary for employers to check that their employees have the right to work in the UK and it remains an offence to knowingly employ anyone who does not have the right to work in the UK.
Right to work checks have been temporarily adjusted due to coronavirus (COVID-19). This is to make it easier for employers to carry them out.
Please see here for full details: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-right-to-work-checks