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.
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.
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.
An EU and employment law barrister has described Theresa May's purported guarantee on workers' rights after Brexit as "meaningless" in a legal opinion commissioned by two unions.
We discuss the steps that employers should be taking to prepare for all Brexit scenarios.
Theresa May will today unveil how the UK government will handle emerging EU laws concerning workers' rights after Brexit.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Brexit.