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  • 2020 employment law: Eight action points for HR

    9 January 2020

    The new year begins with a new government, the prospect of Brexit and a number of employment law developments already on the horizon. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the year ahead?

  • Employment rights: What might the new majority Conservative Government have planned?

    17 December 2019

    Following the December 2019 general election, consultant editor Darren Newman examines the new majority Conservative Government's potential employment law plans.

  • Brexit: How will UK employment law change?

    4 October 2019

    With the UK currently scheduled to leave the EU on 31 October, consultant editor Darren Newman looks at how EU law and European Court of Justice decisions will continue to shape UK employment law after Brexit.

  • April 2019 employment law changes: Seven things for HR to do

    18 March 2019

    Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet. Important issues in April 2019 include changes to the law on payslips and the usual increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments. Large employers should also be working on their second gender pay gap report and their latest modern slavery statement. Meanwhile, the impact of Brexit on EEA nationals continues to be a major issue.

  • Will immigration costs deter talent after Brexit?

    15 March 2019

    How the UK manages Brexit may hang in the balance this week, but one certainty is that costs will rise for employers in obtaining visas and sponsor licences for international employees. Olivia Bridge explains.

  • No-deal Brexit: Five things for business travellers to consider

    28 February 2019

    The UK will leave the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019 unless Parliament approves the withdrawal agreement or the Brexit process is delayed. Businesses whose staff travel to, or temporarily live in the EU, must now make their own no-deal preparations. Dr Sybille Steiner, employment partner at Irwin Mitchell, examines what they need to do to avoid difficulties travelling to Europe after Brexit.

  • EU settlement scheme: What employers can do now

    19 December 2018

    The political to and fro of Brexit can be distracting for employers, but there are preparations they can make now to support EU nationals in their workforce, says Jackie Penlington.

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