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  • EU settled status scheme looks far from settled

    Date:
    12 June 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The EU settled status scheme is facing an uncertain future after strong criticism by MPs, the uncertainty over the political leadership of the UK and Brexit policy. Immigration expert Chetal Patel finds that despite the instability, businesses are left with little choice but to plan on the basis that the scheme is here to stay.

  • Podcast: Latest updates on Brexit and what they mean for employers

    Date:
    11 June 2019
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Louise Haycock, director at Fragomen, takes us through the implications of Theresa May's resignation and the new proposed Brexit date of 31 October 2019.

  • MPs say EU settlement scheme risks Windrush re-run

    Date:
    30 May 2019
    Type:
    News

    The EU settlement scheme could lead to the unnecessary and unlawful deportations of people who should be entitled to live and work in the UK, a parliamentary report has stated.

  • What does Brexit teach us about negotiation and litigation?

    Date:
    8 May 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    After more than two years of watching politicians grapple with one of the most complex negotiations the UK has ever been involved in, Paul Quain and Lisa Rix consider what we can learn from this in the context of employment disputes.

  • No EU settlement scheme applications rejected in initial phase

    Date:
    7 May 2019
    Type:
    News

    The Home Office has announced that more than 600,000 EU citizens had applied to stay in the UK in the event of Brexit and that, of the applications made to during the scheme's pilot phase, none had been refused.

  • What challenges will HR face in the next 10 years?

    Date:
    29 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Making predictions for the workplace is fraught with risk but Emma Shipp and Lynne Adams take a punt on technological change, new legislation, societal trends and, yes, Brexit, to lay out the likely challenges for HR professionals over the next 10 years.

  • Half of staff fear Brexit redundancies within a year

    Date:
    18 April 2019
    Type:
    News

    Almost half of employees think their employer will make redundancies over the next year, fearing Brexit will result in financial instability.

  • Brexit extension: Will employers be kept in the dark?

    Date:
    12 April 2019
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    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.

  • New flexibility in immigration rules allays skills gap fears

    Date:
    3 April 2019
    Type:
    News

    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.

  • Podcast: Brexit and political opinions at work

    Date:
    22 March 2019
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    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.