Human Resources

Right to Work checks

Information for Managers on carrying out right to work checks on prospective employees

Who needs to be checked and what documents are required?

The University has a legal obligation to carry out a right to work check on all potential employees, regardless of their nationality. This must be done before employment commences. Please note with effect from 1 October 2019 right to work checks are not required when current employees are transferring or taking additional roles within the University.

How to undertake the check

This section provides information on what needs to be done to undertake the right to work check and the consequences of not doing them.

Additional information for undertaking right to work checks

This section provides information on situations/queries that might arise when undertaking a right to work check.

International Visitors to the University

Information for visitors to the University