Guides - Foreigners In The UK
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(1) What is the Code of Practice?
The government has published the Code of Practice for employers on how to avoid unlawful discrimination while preventing illegal working in the UK, which came into force on 16 May 2014. The code has been issued under section 23(1) of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 and applies where employment commenced on or after 6 April 2014.

(1) What is the Code of Practice?
On 8 May 2014, the Immigration (Restrictions on Employment) (Codes of Practice and Amendment) Order 2014 (SI 2014/1183) was laid before Parliament. This has brought the Code of Practice for Employers on Preventing Illegal Working into force from 16 May 2014. Therefore is important for employers to be aware of the law and their duty under the law.