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Are your right to work checks consistent and fair?

NHS Employers has produced a briefing to help organisations avoid potential difficulties created by the Immigration Act 2016.

The act introduced stiffer penalties for employers who knowingly appoint an illegal worker, but may increase the risk to employers of falling foul of anti-discrimination laws brought in by an earlier piece of legislation. The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against an individual on the grounds of a number of protected characteristics including race.