Domestic measures

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  • Employment and immigration included in Brexit White Paper

    Date:
    2 February 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Government's Brexit White Paper reiterates the importance of providing certainty on the immigration status of EU workers already based in the UK and UK nationals already working in the EU.

  • Brexit

    Date:
    2 February 2017
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, published after the Supreme Court's ruling, is progressing through Parliament. Under the Bill, the Prime Minister is authorised to give notice under art.50 of the UK's decision to withdraw from the EU. The Government has published a White Paper that sets out its plan for the UK's agreement with the EU. To help employers prepare for Brexit, we round up our resources providing practical guidance.

  • Employee communication letter following the EU referendum

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to include information on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, under which the Prime Minister is authorised to give notice under art.50 of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU.

  • Theresa May's Brexit speech: what will it mean for employment?

    Date:
    18 January 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Following Theresa May's speech laying out the UK's objectives for its exit from the EU, we round up the reaction from business groups, employment lawyers and unions.

  • Brexit to bring tighter controls on immigration, May confirms

    Date:
    17 January 2017
    Type:
    News

    Brexit will bring stricter controls on immigration, but will not rule out rights for EU workers in Britain and vice versa, the Prime Minister has announced.

  • EU citizens working in the UK: will the Government listen to employers' wishes?

    Date:
    16 January 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • Could "associate EU citizenship" become a worthwhile employee perk?

    Date:
    16 January 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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"?

  • Podcast: 2017 employment law agenda

    Date:
    6 January 2017
    Type:
    Audio and video

    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.

  • Brexit debate: Government gives no guarantees on worker rights

    Date:
    9 November 2016
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • Brexit: Labour's 170 questions include the future of employment law

    Date:
    14 October 2016
    Type:
    News

    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.

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