Employing migrant workers


Other support for employers

The support employees need will vary. However there are numerous resources available to employers on supporting their workforce.

Some migrant workers will have been living in the UK for several years and may not need any extra support to settle in. Like all employees, others may be new to the area and may appreciate some advice on local services such as transport or local adult education services.

Tailored interactive guidance on employment rights

A website for workers or employers interested in knowing how the national minimum wage law works and other aspects of employment law - http://www.tiger.gov.uk

Information about current legislation

The Border and Immigration Agency website has a summary of a code of practice for employers and a useful summary of key information.

Support 4 Learning provides information and support on legal issues.

Work permits and visas

Working in the UK is a Home Office run website providing comprehensive information including: The UK Visas website provides detailed information on visas as well as support and links to further information for both employees and employers.


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