Preventing illegal working: code of practice, 2008

Guide for employers on the civil penalties for employing illegal workers.


Prevention of illegal working: civil penalties for employers

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Employers are responsible for helping to prevent illegal working in the UK. This guide explains the civil penalties for employers who give jobs to illegal workers. It covers:

  • an introduction to the civil penalty scheme
  • how the level of penalty is decided
  • how to check an employee has the right to work here
Published 16 February 2008