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Retaining proof of identity documents from staff

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Last updated on 18 December 2017
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Do schools need to keep copies of employees' proof of identity? We outline guidance from the DfE and the ICO on keeping copies of documents used to prove the identity of new members of staff. We also relay advice from One Education on losing proof of identity documents.

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  1. 1 Obtaining and keeping proof of identity
  2. 2 Losing proof of identity from a staff file
  3. 3 Single central record

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