With the shift to homeworking as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, some employers have received requests from employees to work from home abroad. What issues do employers need to be aware of when approached about working from home overseas?
The UK's new immigration system opens for visa applications today (1 December 2020). Brought in under Brexit, will the system make it easier or harder for employers to have access to skilled personnel?
While Brexit preparations might still seem a distant set of priorities for some organisations, last month the government issued more detailed guidance on how the new points-based immigration framework would operate from the start of 2021. Claire Nilson and Hodon Anastasi outline the main points.
As HR professionals try to grapple with the settled status pilot scheme for EU permanent residence applications, there is now also the new UK Visa and Citizenship Application Service for non-EU employees. Jonathan Beech from Migrate UK explains the challenges.
Consultant editor Darren Newman considers the implications of a recent case involving a Jamaican bus driver who was dismissed when he could not provide the required documentation during his employer's audit of its workforce's right to work in the UK.
Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to foreign nationals.
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