Immigration

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...

Immigration rules must change to ease worker crisis

The UK points-based immigration system, effective from 1 January this year, must change to ease worker crisis, a new report urges.

Hospitality jobs prove most difficult to fill post pandemic

Vacancies at hospitality businesses are more than twice as difficult to fill than other industries, with travel restrictions to the UK cited as a major hindrance. 

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...

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

Non-UK staff feel less accepted since Brexit

?Almost one in 10 (8%) non-native workers in the UK have left a job because they felt they didn’t fit in, according to Jobsite

Businesses unprepared for post-Brexit immigration drop

?As the current Brexit deadline of 12 April approaches, new research reveals that the majority of UK firms are unprepared for immigration changes

Third are worried about Brexit-related HR skills shortage

A third (32%) of HR and payroll professionals think that they don't have the skills in their departments to adapt to Brexit, according to SD Worx

Government launches EU Settlement Scheme

?A new post-Brexit system for registering EU nationals could create a new Windrush scandal if care is not taken, migration experts have warned

May's Brexit deal defeat: What now for HRDs?

After Theresa May's extraordinary defeat in the House of Commons we asked the HR community what HR professionals should be doing next

Two-thirds of EU workers considering leaving because of Brexit

As MPs prepare to vote on whether to back May's deal for leaving the EU, Prospect reveals that EU workers feel unwelcome in the UK