Global mobility

What does the Bill of Rights mean for employment law?

The government’s new Bill of Rights proposes sweeping change to the human rights regime in the UK which will impact how the courts interpret employment law.

EU Directive demands third of board members are women by 2026

European employers will have to report minimum percentages of women on their boards following an agreement in Brussels by the European Council after a decade of preparation and numerous roadblocks.

Surprising changes to benefits packages due to Covid pandemic

Employers are experimenting with the type of benefits on offer post-pandemic, moving away from focusing only on flexible working or mental health.

Legal-ease: 2022 visas will help reduce skills drought

The government has created new visa schemes intended to draw talented workers to these shores, so who can take advantage of them and what are the employer requirements? 

Is the UK's confused visa system in need of reform?

A ragbag approach to skills shortages and hard-to-shift government bias over the intentions of migrants is preventing employers making the most of potential talent, finds Peter Crush.

Seasonal workers scheme fails to deliver a good harvest

Following Brexit and the imminent end to EU Freedom of Movement, and to address the reliance upon migrant seasonal workers in the UK horticultural sector, on 6 March 2019 the government announced the...

Managing remote work when employees become hermits or nomads  

On New Year’s Day 2022, Rachel, a former New Yorker, moved all her possessions to a storage unit and started a year-long nomadic trek around the southern United States.  

How (not) to handle disclosures by whistleblowers

Although the UK’s whistleblowing regime has been around for nearly 25 years, employers still frequently get into trouble when handling disclosures by employees. 

Business visas - an illegal working risk for 2022?

As we move into a new year with less restrictions on travel and the loss of free movement post Brexit, UK employers should be vigilant of the risk that business visitors pose from an illegal working...

New visas announced to address labour shortages

With the public furore growing as quickly as the petrol pumps dried up, the government has been quick to act in response to the shortage of HGV drivers that has crippled the UK. It has been announced...

How can businesses create an inclusive culture across different time zones?

In the context of the upheaval and uncertainty during the last 18 months, it’s more important than ever that companies bring their people together.

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