Things to consider when employing a non UK nanny
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It is important to make sure you take proper steps to make sure nanny can be employed legally in the UK. If you do not you could face a £20,000 penalty or worst case scenario a 2 year prison sentence!
You must take a photocopy for identity check of a passport, birth certificate or national ID card. We would always recommend you see an original version before taking a copy.
An EEA (European Economic Area), employers must check their right to work documents, take a photocopy, and make sure they are from the EEA country.
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