Global mobility

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.

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

Supporting global staff in AIDS risk areas

There are many parts of the world where HIV/AIDS is rife, including those that are popular places to develop business

Salary floor for skilled foreign workers to be scrapped

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said the £30,000 salary floor for skilled workers from overseas is to be replaced by a points-based system following Brexit

UK employment law after Brexit

Many working rights are derived from EU law, but these could be scrapped or changed after the UK leaves the Union

Business travel workers need greater protection

While HR can't predict every risk, extensive research and communication with expats will help mitigate most problems

Global mobility