International employment law

Considerations when sending foreign employees to France  

Various aspects need to be considered when planning the employment for individuals working across borders, whether remotely, on a temporary assignment or under a more permanent foreign arrangement.

HR professionals risking fines to beat Brexit deadline

Employers are rushing their recruitment plans to bring EU hires into the UK by December 31 to avoid costly sponsorship fees.

Employers to face pressure over points-based immigration system

The UK’s new work visas, under the points-based immigration system, will put pressure on employers to respond quickly and make long-term decisions about their workforce sooner rather than later.

New immigration system could exclude two thirds of EU workers

The skilled worker visa under the UK’s new immigration system could make future recruitment from the EU much harder than before and mean some sectors will struggle to recruit.

Brexit talks failings threaten already uncertain jobs market, say Lords

?UK trade negotiations with the EU are at risk of leaving those in the professional and business services sectors unprepared.

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.