As the UK Government pushes ahead with its digital identity strategy, employers have the opportunity to benefit from technology that can significantly improve the candidate experience, speed and accuracy of their background checks. Attend our free webinar to understand the impact of the latest Home Office announcements, the changes to Right to Work checks and DBS criminal record checks, and how this will impact your background screening program.
Join us to hear:
- An overview of the UK Government’s digital identity strategy and what it means for employers
- The changes to UK Right to Work checks
- How digital identity will streamline DBS criminal record checks
- What Sterling is doing to help employers make the most of the digital identity opportunities
Important update: Please note, at the time of recording our webinar, performing in person checks for British or Irish Nationals was not due to be an option after 30th September 2022. However, on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, the UK Home Office updated the rollout strategy for Digital Identity for UK Right to Work checks. In this update it was confirmed that from Saturday, October 1, 2022, employers will have the option to either conduct UK Right to Work checks in person or use a certified Identity Service Provider (IDSP) to verify identity digitally. This change means that as from October 1, 2022, employers can fulfill the statutory excuse either by checking documents in person or by using a certified IDSP.