Migration

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.

Legal-ease: What HR should have on the radar for 2021

2021 looks set to be another unpredictable year. HR played a vital role in helping employers through the uncertainty and challenges brought on by the pandemic in 2020 and, although many of those...

Can HR check employees' Settled Status post-Brexit?

Whatever the outcome of the apparently never-ending Brexit talks, employers potentially face headaches when recruiting over the coming months thanks to a lack of clear guidance on how EU citizens...

COVID-19 challenges faced by overseas employees

?Managing an international workforce during COVID-19 has added an extra layer of challenges due to the ever-shifting rules and regulations to contain the spread of the virus. It’s important that...

Human mobility is at a standstill, and it may never be the same

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic has disrupted every aspect of human life in recent months, including bringing all forms of human mobility to a complete standstill – from walking to the shop, to...

Points-based immigration to open UK to highly-skilled workers

The UK government has revealed further details of its points-based immigration system, due to start on 1 January 2021

Addressing the global skills crisis

Many countries are experiencing skills shortages, but there are options for retraining through joint-agency efforts

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

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

The HR guide to the general election

As the UK heads to the polls in what is being touted as one of the most important elections in decades, HR magazine outlines the main parties' policies affecting the world of employment

General election: Immigration policies pose challenges for employers

As parties lay out their immigration plans ahead of the general election on 12 December, employers must prepare now if they want to retain a diverse workforce

EU nationals must assume 'worst-case scenario' post Super Saturday

There was little movement on Brexit this weekend but EU citizens should still work to a goal of December 2020