The 'right-to-rent' scheme is dragging landlords to the frontlines of border control
These checks have been precipitated by a continued desire by government to be seen as taking action against those who live in the UK but have no right to remain.
The scheme has been trialled in the West Midlands but it has been reported that this will now be rolled out nationwide. To read more on what property owners need to know (and do) about the government's latest immigration crackdown, head to Spear's Wealth Management Magazine.
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