Appointment of Workers: undertaking necessary checks

Guidance Note Regarding Employment Procedures

Vestries may only employ people who have the right to work in the UK. It is a criminal offence to employ anyone who does not have that right. It is therefore important to carry out the appropriate checks before employing many person.

Home Office guidance setting out what documents need to be checked is available here.

There is also an online interactive step-by-step tool to lead employers through the process of checking documents available here.