Category: IDVT

What Does IDVT and Liveness Checks mean for UK Right to Work Checks

We live in a world where digitisation is on the rise and it’s enabling us to do lots of things differently. Where we had previously required interactivity, the Covid 19 pandemic quickly ushered in new, faster ways of doing things. For employment background checks and vetting, this was no exception. With thousands of new roles…
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IDVTs for current clients

The new Right To Work check rules come into force from the 1st of October and Checkback is now offering Digital Identity Check (IDVT) services as part of the checking process. For our current clients we are able to integrate a fully compliant IDVT journey within your checking service meaning that you do not have…
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What next after 1st October?

On the first of October, a big change hits the UK employment scene as this is the day that you are no longer allowed to do your Right to Work (RTW) checks remotely. For the last few years, employers have been allowed to accept electronic copies of documents and to carry out a video check…
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IDVT Checkback to become IDSP

COVID right to work checks extended

The UK Home office has made the welcome announcement that the adjustments to Right to Work checking will now continue until 30th September 2022. This means that employers doing employee background checks  were going to be forced to go back to a physical check of identity documents will now be able to continue using the…
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Changes to right to work April 2022

Right to work and biometrics – the new rules

There are new rules coming into force for employers regarding the right to work scheme and it is important that you apply them. From April 6th 2022, there are changes to Right to Work (RTW) for all UK employers and failure to follow these could result in a breach. In this post, we are looking…
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Digital identity checking

IDVT and the digital identity future

In December 2021 the UK government announced its intention to make digital identity-checking available for employers and landlords. This means that employers of all sizes and landlords, whether they be large housing associations or private individuals with just a single property can use a registered IDentity Service Provider (IDSP) to run their background checks. The…
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