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Emma Humphreys and Paul McCarthy write for Property Week on the new landlord digital ID checks

New rules recently came into place allowing landlords in England to use ID verification technology to carry out digital identity checks.

If implemented successfully, the new technology could reduce risk and help streamline the right to work and right to rent checks. However, the proposals have a long way to go to give landlords certainty that they are following the rules correctly, as the system as it stands presents a number of challenges.

Emma Humphreys, Partner, and Paul McCarthy, Senior Associate, write for Property Week on whether they are a good or bad idea.

The full article was first published in Property Week here.

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