Almost half of employees think their employer will make redundancies over the next year, fearing Brexit will result in financial instability.
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.
Updated to flag up the UK's agreement with the EU on 11 April 2019 to postpone the date on which the UK leaves the EU.
Updated to reflect the further postponement to the date of the UK's withdrawal from the EU.
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.
Given the current Brexit crisis there are few certainties about future immigration rules, but for Claire Nilson and Hodon Buraleh there are encouraging signs in Philip Hammond's Spring Statement for those concerned about the growing skills gap.
How should employers approach political discussions at work? Can employers prevent employees from displaying pro- or anti-Brexit paraphernalia at work? What about staff campaigning or protesting outside working hours? Will employers making redundancies because of Brexit really choose leave voters as the first to go? We discuss five scenarios related to Brexit and political opinions at work.
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to EU law.