International employment law

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.

How to navigate business trips to and from EEA countries

With Brexit, the UK has also left the European Economic Area, which means business travel is no longer as simple as it once was. Take time to understand the new rules.

What HR needs to know about Brexit right to work checks from 1 July

Brexit has changed a lot in the world of work. Companies exporting goods to the EU need to meet Rules of Origin requirements, to avoid costly tariffs. But for HR professionals, the most significant...

What are the new immigration routes employers should be aware of?

Home Secretary Priti Patel repeatedly insisted our new post-Brexit points-based immigration system would make it easier for firms to employ the “brightest and best from around the world.”

Can EU nationals continue frontier working post-Brexit?

As the dust from Brexit has settled, attention has turned to what this means for cross-border workers in the UK.

Return to physical Right to Work checks delayed

The UK government has pushed back the reintroduction of physical Right to Work checks to 21 June 2021.

The impact of separatism on organisational culture

The mood of separation prevails as we continue to experience consequences of Brexit up and down the country.

What are the alternatives to non-compete restrictions?

In December 2020, the UK government launched a consultation on reforming post-termination non-compete restrictions to encourage more competition in the employment market.

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Tapping into a global work pool

The flexible working trend was already on the rise, but it has been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses have adopted a work-from-anywhere policy and while this has brought some...

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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.