Further details about how the UK's points-based immigration system will work have been revealed, including the criteria under which points will be awarded.
This guide, previously titled “How to prepare for Brexit”, has been revised to focus on how HR can plan for the end of free movement and the new immigration system in place from 1 January 2021, following the Brexit transition period.
Updated to reflect that the visa extension date, for foreign nationals who are unable to leave the UK due to coronavirus, has been further extended to 31 July 2020.
The government has stated that non-EEA family members of any NHS, healthcare or social care worker who has died as a result of coronavirus, will receive immediate indefinite leave to remain, free of charge.
Employees who were transferred to another organisation under TUPE after 28 February 2020 are eligible for furlough, the government has confirmed in the latest revision to its Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme guidance.
Companies that employ overseas citizens with soon-to-expire visas may be feeling anxious about how they will be affected by the travel bans and other restrictions brought by the coronavirus. New government allowances and guidance could provide some relief but, as Jonathan Beech asks, do these go far enough?
EU citizens applying to remain in the UK following Brexit have been warned their application may take longer to be processed.
Updated to reflect Home Office guidance on sponsors' duties in relation to employee absence because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to foreign nationals.