At the top of the agenda for Brexit negotiations will be freedom of movement and the status of EU citizens working in the UK. We report on how and when these issues are likely to be settled.
The proposal by an MEP that UK nationals could take out "associate EU citizenship" could appeal to UK employers who want to move staff around offices in different EU countries. But is it likely to be endorsed by the Government after a "hard Brexit"?
We discuss the key legislative developments affecting employers in 2017, including: gender pay gap reporting; the apprenticeship levy; public-sector exit payments and changes to statutory rates.
There is continuing uncertainty on timescales for the UK's withdrawal from the EU. The judgment of the Supreme Court on whether or not the Government can trigger Article 50 without a vote in favour by Parliament is expected in the new year. To help employers prepare for Brexit, we round up our resources that provide practical guidance.
Updated to include information on R (on the application of Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, in which the High Court ruled that Parliament must vote on triggering art.50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
The Government gave limited assurances on the future of UK employment rights derived from EU law at a parliamentary debate on Brexit and workers' rights on 7 November.
A letter with 170 questions on the Government's approach to Brexit negotiations, including the future of employment rights in the UK, was sent to Brexit secretary David Davis from Labour shadow cabinet members on 11 October 2016.
The Government has announced that it will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act (ECA) - the key piece of legislation that gives direct effect to all European Union law in the UK.
As Theresa May rejects the idea of a points-based immigration scheme for EU workers, employers continue to face uncertainty as to the long-term impact of the Brexit vote on UK employment laws. We provide a practical checklist to help employers prepare for the UK's departure from the EU.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to domestic employment measures.