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

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

Queen's Speech: Workers’ rights, pensions and immigration

Government announces commitment to the Good Work Plan, pensions dashboards framework and a new migration system, though it is unclear if any of the 26 bills will become law