Independent report

An inspection of the Home Office’s approach to Illegal Working

The Chief Inspector's report on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Home Office’s approach to illegal working.

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An inspection of the Home Office’s approach to Illegal Working

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The inspection examined:

  • the assessment of the illegal working threat
  • the operational response, including the performance of Immigration Compliance and Enforcement (ICE) teams
  • the collection, analysis, assessment and use of intelligence
  • the identification and safeguarding of potential victims of modern slavery and of other forms of exploitation
  • the use of Civil Penalties and Closure Notices against non-compliant employers
  • engagement by and joint working between Immigration Enforcement (IE) external partners and stakeholders
  • the impact of the Windrush scandal
Published 9 May 2019