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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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