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You can buy a Chinese bluetooth OBD adapter for very little on FleaBay, and use Torque Lite (Android version[^] - may be available for iPhone as well, I dunno) to check and / or clear OBD fault codes (and put out the light).
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I've got a Foxwell Pro OBD piece of kit which correctly identified a fault but wouldn't clear the error ( quite rightly in my book ) until the cause was rectified. I'd never have thought to look under the seat for wiring problems.
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I tried to book (must be at least my fiftieth booking) through airbnb (which must, by now, have made me a "reliable user" -- and they take the money up front, anyway, so why do they give a sh1t?)
They -- a web-site, mind -- are refusing to complete the booking unless I provide them with a reproducible copy of my passport AND a clear photograph of myself which can be associated with my e-mail address and my passport and with everything else that they and their "partners" have stored in their databases.
Nothing suspicious going on there, is there?
So they have taken my money, and are refusing to provide me with the service I have paid for unless I hand over extremely private information to a web-site.
And we are in Europe.
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In the UK employers are required by law to ensure that you have the right to work in the country. This usually involves seeing the passport of a UK national, or passport and work permit of a non-citizen. They are required to keep copies to prove that they have requested and seen the documents.
It seems prudent to ask an interviewee to provide such proof before they offer any job.
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And if you don't have a passport as you've not been overseas?
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I usually will reply sighting a passport or other ID is acceptable with a good reason (i.e. proof of identity / nationality for work/new bank acct requirements),
but requesting and making / keeping a copy is required for? (In some jurisdictions may be illegal.)
Chris Quinn wrote:
This usually involves seeing the passport of a UK national, or passport and work permit of a non-citizen.
Perhaps a country difference or even could vary by legal jurisdiction.
But where I live if you collect information on an employee then you are libel for handling it in a way that protects that data.
And that costs money. So for example I seriously doubt that most restaurants ask interviewees (not employees) to show up with their proof of employability unless they plan to hire them right there and put them to work immediately.
Some companies do request that, for an interview, but is a company prerogative and not a legal requirement.