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Apprenticeship Funding

The government has announced that employers of all sizes in England can now apply for extra funding to take on new apprentices. Under this updated apprenticeship incentive scheme, employers can now apply to claim £3,000 for each new apprentice that they hire of any age between 1 April and 30 September 2021. Key provisions of […]

COVID-19: Further Extension to Adjusted Procedure for Right to Work Checks

In a previous Alpha Alert, we informed you that the temporary COVID-19 adjusted right to work check measures were due to end on 20 June 2021, however, this has been further extended to 31 August 2021. Until this date: Checks can be carried out over video call; and Job applicants and existing workers can send […]

COVID-19: Right to Work Checks from 1 July 2021

With significant changes to right to work checks taking effect from 1 July 2021, the Home Office has issued guidance for employers who may employe EEA or Swiss nationals.  These changes to the right to work checks apply only to checks carried out on or after 1 July 2021, retrospective checks are not required. The […]