International employment law

New visas announced to address labour shortages

With the public furore growing as quickly as the petrol pumps dried up, the government has been quick to act in response to the shortage of HGV drivers that has crippled the UK. It has been announced...

Charity slams Employer Checking Service

The Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has called on the Home Office to overhaul its Employer Checking Service, citing poor wording, lack of clarity and outdated information.

Government extends digital right to work checks to 2022

Employers carrying out right to work checks will be able to continue doing them digitally until 5 April 2022 following updated government guidance.

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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