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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.

Immigration rules must change to ease worker crisis

The UK points-based immigration system, effective from 1 January this year, must change to ease worker crisis, a new report urges.

How to support overseas employees through specific challenges

Today (10 September) is World Suicide Prevention Day. Being there for people, listening to them and offering support are all vital aspects in supporting mental health. Colleagues may be some of the...

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Charity slams Employer Checking Service

The Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has called on the Home Office to overhaul its Employer Checking Service, citing poor wording, lack of clarity and outdated information.

Government extends digital right to work checks to 2022

Employers carrying out right to work checks will be able to continue doing them digitally until 5 April 2022 following updated government guidance.

Tight EU settled status deadline risks workplace fraud

Employers need to be wary of false identity documents following the deadline for EU workers to apply for settled status ending.

Protecting and supporting travelling teams after COVID

Business travellers will be among the first visitors to many countries as borders slowly re-open.  They will face a changed landscape, possibly unrecognisable to their previous trips.

Refugee hires supported by new employer network

Refugee employment charity Breaking Barriers has launched a new network, Fuse, to unite businesses from different sectors to improve employment opportunities for refugees in the UK.

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