UK employers have rushed to source Ukrainian talent displaced by war, keen to help them rebuild their lives, as well as access their skills in a tight labour market. Could this usher in a fairer future for all refugees, writes Mursal Hedayat?
The UK Government has responded to the crisis in Ukraine with a number of immigration concessions and visa schemes that aim to simplify entry requirements for Ukrainian citizens. Law firm Fragomen explores the considerations for UK employers that are seeking to welcome Ukrainian citizens into their workforce.
As more details emerge of the Government's flagship Scale-up visa, Vanessa Ganguin examines the potential benefits for employers and applicants.
As well as continuing to deal with workplace issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there will be many other important employment law developments for HR to grapple with in 2022. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the coming year?
Fragomen reviews the changes to the Government's guidance on right to work checks and sets out what it means for HR teams.
We discuss the key UK immigration considerations of remote working for sponsor licence holders, working through specific case studies.
Organisations need to devote more thought to neurodiversity - a less visible and obvious form of diversity - and appreciate that intelligence comes in many forms. They can start by improving their recruitment processes and making themselves more accessible, argues Dr Louise Karwowski.
The widespread introduction of homeworking in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought many challenges for employers - not least how to welcome new staff to the organisation when they are unable to actually bring them into the workplace itself. We cover six areas that HR should consider when planning a remote onboarding strategy.
The arrival of the Global Talent Visa has not attracted much attention because the Covid pandemic has seen international travel significantly curtailed. But as lockdown eases, and, hopefully, the crisis diminishes elsewhere in the world, businesses should take note of this flexible route to attracting much-needed skills. Kathryn Bradbury and Richard Milford explain why.
Revisions to the immigration rules and specifically the points-based system in light of Brexit have kickstarted a huge shift in how employers hire, writes Jonathan Beech of Migrate UK.
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