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  • What does Brexit teach us about negotiation and litigation?

    Date:
    8 May 2019

    After more than two years of watching politicians grapple with one of the most complex negotiations the UK has ever been involved in, Paul Quain and Lisa Rix consider what we can learn from this in the context of employment disputes.

  • What challenges will HR face in the next 10 years?

    Date:
    29 April 2019

    Making predictions for the workplace is fraught with risk but Emma Shipp and Lynne Adams take a punt on technological change, new legislation, societal trends and, yes, Brexit, to lay out the likely challenges for HR professionals over the next 10 years.

  • Brexit extension: Will employers be kept in the dark?

    Date:
    12 April 2019

    The UK and the EU have agreed a "flexible extension" of Brexit until 31 October, but will this Halloween exit date mean further nightmares for employers? Jo Faragher reports.

  • How has Brexit impacted employment legislation?

    Date:
    4 February 2019

    The number of business-related laws passed in 2018 fell by 27%, according to research by Thomson Reuters. With civil service resources so focused on Brexit, how has the UK's departure from the EU affected employment law? Elanne Pimstone and Charlotte Brady explain.

  • Could data analytics solve the skills shortage puzzle after Brexit?

    Date:
    23 November 2018

    With all the political chaos surrounding the proposed Brexit deal, it's hardly surprising that organisations feel confused about how to build their workforce strategies from 2019 onwards.

  • Keeping workers moving after a no-deal Brexit

    Date:
    20 September 2018

    Although the Government recently confirmed UK workers' rights would remain the same in the event of a "no-deal" Brexit, there are likely to be some changes that employers with EU-based workers or staff who regularly travel overseas need to be aware of. James Medhurst and Gillian McKearney explain.

  • What does the MAC report mean for employers?

    Date:
    20 September 2018

    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) finally published its long-awaited report this week, after it was commissioned by the Government to assess the impact of EEA migration on the UK's economy and society, as well as to consider recommendations for the UK's future immigration system. But what does the report say and what are its implications for employers?

  • Brexit: How can HR keep EU workers in the UK?

    Date:
    19 September 2018

    As the Brexit negotiations approach their final months, Louise Haycock provides a pragmatic analysis of what employers can do to maximise their ability to retain their EU workforce in the UK.

  • MAC report: New immigration system should not favour EEA migrants

    Date:
    19 September 2018

    A post-Brexit immigration system should make it easier for highly skilled workers to move to the UK and should not favour EU migrants, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended.

  • Five Brexit risks employers should plan for

    Date:
    27 March 2018

    With Brexit headlines seeming to contradict each other every day, employers lack certainty around workforce planning. Dan Peyton from law firm McGuireWoods looks at five areas where organisations can begin to make plans.

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