Information on the number of civil penalties issued to employers for employing illegal workers in the financial years 2012/13 to 2016/17, and for the current financial year to the end of December, is in the attached table. The figures are for all civil penalties issued to employers in the periods shown, as different types of civil penalties do not exist.
|Financial years||Number of initial penalties issued|
|2017/18 (up to 30/12/17)||1,656|
Please note the figures are for penalties levied at the initial decision stage which may be reduced, cancelled, increased or reissued at the objection or appeal stage.