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Spring Statement 2019: What HR should know

While Brexit uncertainty remains, the chancellor announced plans around visa caps, apprenticeships and a minimum wage review

Government's disabled worker targets: Experts respond

Amber Rudd's plans to change the benefits system and get more disabled people into work have received a mixed response

Preventing illegal working – the new employer checking service

All employers in the UK have a duty to prevent illegal working by carrying out right to work checks on prospective employees

MPs promised vote on post-Brexit workers' rights changes

Parliament will be given a say after Brexit on adopting future EU rules on workers' rights, the prime minister will announce today

The UK's immigration system is petty and degrading

We must not be led into a false belief that we can continue to prosper as a nation without keeping our allies close

Brexit has already cost workers more than a week’s wages

?The vote to leave the European Union has already cost the average worker more than a week’s wages thanks to higher prices, according to research

The impact of the Immigration Health Surcharge increase

The government increased the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) on 8 January 2019

International hiring – it's about social connectedness

Investing in the social integration of international hires can provide employers with a winning edge

Third are worried about Brexit-related HR skills shortage

A third (32%) of HR and payroll professionals think that they don't have the skills in their departments to adapt to Brexit, according to SD Worx

Hermes to offer drivers 'self-employed-plus' status

?Courier company Hermes is to offer drivers guaranteed minimum wages and holiday pay in the first UK deal to provide trade union recognition for gig economy workers

No-deal Brexit: EU nationals’ rights made clearer

Amid the drama of MPs backing a proposal for Theresa May to renegotiate her deal, many may have missed the announcement that free movement will end in a no-deal scenario

Government launches EU Settlement Scheme

?A new post-Brexit system for registering EU nationals could create a new Windrush scandal if care is not taken, migration experts have warned

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