As the Brexit negotiations approach their final months, Louise Haycock provides a pragmatic analysis of what employers can do to maximise their ability to retain their EU workforce in the UK.
Around 1,000 Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) manufacturing staff are to have their working week reduced from five days to three, in response to falling demand for diesel cars, while BMW has announced that its Mini plant will close for a month early next year as a no-deal Brexit precaution.
A post-Brexit immigration system should make it easier for highly skilled workers to move to the UK and should not favour EU migrants, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended.
More than two-thirds of HR managers believe that UK voters would opt to stay in the EU if there were another referendum, but only just over a fifth are prepared for a no-deal Brexit.
With Brexit negotiations still ongoing, we are joined by Louise Haycock and Emma Kendrick, UK immigration solicitors at Fragomen, who discuss the considerations for HR and how to deal with a "no deal" scenario.
The government has announced a pilot visa scheme for non-EU migrants working on fruit and vegetable farms after the UK is scheduled to leave the EU.
A new study on how low-skilled roles will be filled in the UK after Brexit has warned that alternatives to hiring EU labour may risk labour exploitation, inefficiency and high costs.
The annual number of EU citizens moving to the UK has fallen to its lowest since 2012, suggesting that the UK labour market has "lost its pulling power".
There will be no change to workers' rights and protections in the event of a no deal Brexit, the government has confirmed.
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