EU employment measures

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  • Formal proposals for EU citizen status unveiled

    Date:
    26 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    Prime Minister Theresa May has formally outlined her proposals to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK once the country leaves the EU.

  • Brexit

    Date:
    26 June 2017
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Prime Minister Theresa May invoked art.50 of the Treaty on European Union on 29 March 2017 and gave notice to the European Council of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU. The Government started negotiations with the EU on 19 June 2017 and plans to conclude an agreement on the UK's withdrawal from the EU before 29 March 2019. In the Queen's Speech on 21 June 2017, the Government announced its proposals for a Repeal Bill, complemented by an Immigration Bill, to implement Brexit. To help employers prepare for Brexit, we round up our resources providing practical guidance.

  • Queen's Speech 2017: Brexit dominates legislative programme

    Date:
    21 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    The Queen has outlined the minority Government's legislative programme for the next two years, concentrating on eight separate Brexit-related bills. However, some of the manifesto pledges made by the Conservatives have been omitted.

  • FTSE 250 employers could lose more than half of their skilled workers

    Date:
    16 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    More than half of non-UK skilled workers who work for FTSE 250 companies are likely to leave the UK before Brexit, according to a survey by law firm Baker McKenzie.

  • Employers unprepared for lower migration after Brexit

    Date:
    12 June 2017
    Type:
    News

    Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a survey by think tank the Resolution Foundation suggests.

  • Date:
    8 June 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Liberal Democrat manifesto: guarantees for EU workers and stricter corporate governance

    Date:
    19 May 2017
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The Liberal Democrat Party's official manifesto has been released and includes a raft of proposals around employment rights, equality and diversity, and corporate governance.

  • Date:
    4 May 2017
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.

  • Call for views on derogations from the GDPR

    Date:
    18 April 2017
    Type:
    Consultations

    The Government seeks views on derogations under the General Data Protection Regulation.

  • Freedom of movement could continue for some time after Brexit

    Date:
    5 April 2017
    Type:
    News

    Theresa May has hinted that free movement of EU citizens could continue during an "implementation period" after the UK has left the EU.

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