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  • Date:
    23 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Acting now to obtain a sponsor licence will avoid recruitment delays from 2021

    As the end of the Brexit transition period approaches, organisations that rely on European staff may need to start the process for obtaining sponsor licences. HR teams that take action now will ensure they have everything in place to continue recruiting from overseas from 2021.

  • Date:
    15 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Brexit: Employers get last chance to identify shortage occupations

    As a consultation exercise on the government's points-based immigration systems comes to an end, employers have a final opportunity to influence the roles that will be on the list of those given more favourable treatment when the Brexit transition period ends.

  • Date:
    28 May 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Why HR needs to start thinking about Brexit again

    Until recently, Brexit dominated the news, but it has been off the agenda for many of us during the coronavirus pandemic. However, Brexit has not gone away and it will mean changes to the way we work. HR has a crucial role to play in planning for the impact of Brexit. We set out the key areas to think about now.

  • Date:
    6 May 2020
    Type:
    Law reports

    ECJ considers if homophobic comments made in radio interview breached EU law

    In NH v Associazione Avvocatura per i diritti LGBTI, the European Court of Justice held that a senior lawyer's comments on a radio programme that he would not wish to recruit homosexual people fell within the scope of the Equal Treatment Framework Directive (2000/78/EC) even though his firm was not recruiting, or planning to recruit, at the time.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

    Technical amendments to employment law following the UK's exit from the EU take effect

    The Government introduces legislation to ensure that employment laws continue to operate effectively on the day the UK leaves the EU.

  • Date:
    17 December 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

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

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

  • Date:
    4 October 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Brexit: How will UK employment law change?

    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.

  • Date:
    23 August 2019
    Type:
    Case studies

    How Travelodge is attracting out-of-work parents through a targeted recruitment campaign

    Travelodge talks to XpertHR about its successful strategy of attracting out-of-work parents to help it address a shortfall in EU workers following Brexit.

  • Date:
    12 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Brexit extension: Will employers be kept in the dark?

    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.

  • Date:
    20 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    What does the MAC report mean for employers?

    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?

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