Migration

Brexit five years on: European interest in UK jobs has plummeted

Five years on from the Brexit referendum new research by jobsite Indeed has found UK employees in the lowest paid jobs have been most negatively affected by the decision to leave the EU.

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.”

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