Global mobility

Employers warned of looming deadline for EU workers to sort visas

Employers have been warned that the deadline for EU workers to have made their UK visa applications is fast approaching.

Points-based immigration update leaves more questions unanswered

A new fast-track Health and Care Visa will be coming to the UK as part of forthcoming plans to move to a points-based immigration system.

Immigration bill barring EU nationals accused of hypocrisy

The government’s immigration bill has been criticised as hypocritical for its proposal to end ‘unskilled’ immigration in December, ignoring the fact that many low-earning key workers are EU nationals....

Employers unable to hire new EU arrivals in 2021

The vast majority of UK employers will be unable to hire new arrivals from the EU in 2021, the latest government data shows

Organisations lacked pandemic preparation before COVID-19 outbreak

Two-thirds (66%) of UK organisations had no plans in place for responding to a pandemic before the COVID-19 outbreak, new research from Databarracks shows.

The impact of coronavirus on workforces and global mobility

The impact of COVID-19 has reached almost all aspects of normal everyday life. One of the first areas to become affected was global mobility.

Changes to employment law in April 2020: what employers should know

Employers across the UK are naturally preoccupied with the COVID-19 outbreak at present.

MAYBE DIFF SLANT Managing social and psychological threats when working abroad

Social and psychological threats can have a strong effect on how assignees feel and behave in their host environments

Coronavirus and its potential impact on employee rights

There could be backlash from employees if businesses have to cut staff or reduce hours as a response to drops in business due to the coronavirus

Time to prepare for the 2021 Immigration System

It is anticipated 2020 will see huge changes to our immigration system causing potentially dramatic issues for employers and HR personnel, here we consider the key proposals

Tribunals and lower courts must be restricted after Brexit

The Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) is concerned that allowing lower courts and tribunals to depart from retained EU law will lead to uncertainty

Fast-track ‘global talent visa’ to be launched

Scientists and researchers seeking a working visa will no longer need a job offer before entering the UK, according to an immigration policy update

Global mobility