Illegal working civil penalties: an employer's guide

A guide to the civil penalty scheme for employers who give a job to an illegal worker.


An employer’s guide to the administration of the civil penalty scheme

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Employers may have to pay an illegal working fine (also known as a civil penalty) if they employ someone who does not have the right to work in the UK. This guide explains how the civil penalty scheme works.

The illegal-working penalties collection includes all documents for employers on preventing illegal working.

Published 16 May 2014
Last updated 29 July 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance, 28/07/2014.
  2. First published.