information for employers
1. Information on Recruiting & Employing Migrant Workers
Voluntary Code of Practice - Employing Migrant Workers
Business in the Community publication on Employing Migrant Workers
2. Documentation Checks
Section 8 of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996 places a duty on all employers in the United Kingdom to undertake basic document checks on all people they intend to employ. The Home Office Code of Practice provides employers with guidance on complying with this duty whilst avoiding racial discrimination.
3. Transferability of Qualifications
National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom
Provides information on the compatibility of international qualifications from 180 countries.
National Centre for Vocational Qualifications
National Agency representing the UK in a European network of reference points for vocational qualifications.
A European initiative set up to enable workers to make their qualifications and experience easily understood across Europe
4. Other Useful Resources
Managing Diversity - What´s in it for Business
Working in the UK
Home Office Information for Migrant Workers