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Brexit

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  • Date:
    17 July 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Rethinking recruitment following Brexit

    The change to immigration rules will mean organisations have to rethink some of their recruitment processes. Nick Martindale runs through some of the areas that employers need to be aware of.

  • Date:
    30 June 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    The new immigration system for the UK

    The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December 2020, with no indication that this will be extended in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. European nationals who arrive in the UK from 1 January 2021 will require immigration permission to work here.

  • 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:
    23 June 2020
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Podcast: Brexit - preparing your workforce for the end of the transition period

    Louise Haycock, immigration solicitor, discusses the steps that organisations need to take now to prepare their workforce for the effects of Brexit, including applying for sponsor licences, dealing with the implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and other general workforce planning issues.

  • 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:
    5 May 2020
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Coronavirus and your workforce podcast: Complying with UK immigration requirements during COVID-19

    Louise Haycock, immigration solicitor, outlines what employers need to think about in relation to UK immigration requirements during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and discusses the practical steps that organisations can take around compliance.

  • Date:
    20 February 2020
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    Points-based immigration: five things employers can do now

    Employers have been advised not to panic in reaction to the newly published details on the proposed points-based immigration system that will take effect from 1 January 2021. Jo Faragher reports.

  • Date:
    12 February 2020
    Type:
    Podcasts and webinars

    Webinar: Brexit - future-proof your workforce

    Louise Haycock, partner at Fragomen, and solicitor Zahira Patel run through the steps you need to take to be Brexit ready, including assessing the impact of Brexit on UK employees who are based in EU countries.

  • Type:
    Legal timetable

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

    Updated to reflect that the draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and the draft Employment Rights (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) (No.2) Regulations 2019 have been finalised.