The government's proposed salary threshold for EU migrants will "decimate" the UK's manufacturing base, according to Make UK, which is urging the government to phase in any minimum earnings level.
Updated to reflect the introduction of online right to work checks, effective from 28 January 2019.
This week the government finally published its White Paper outlining how the immigration system will look once Britain leaves the EU. Kerry Garcia from law firm Stevens & Bolton explains the key points for employers.
The government will confirm today that it will introduce a skills-based immigration system once the UK leaves the EU.
Although Brexit dominates the news, there will be a number of important employment law developments in 2019. We set out an eight-point plan so employers can prepare.
Hiring intentions will rise to their highest level for 18 months in the first quarter of 2019, as employers seek to fix their "leaking bucket" ahead of Brexit.
Business campaigners have called for a radical shake-up to rules governing the immigration of workers at all skill levels.
Leaked Cabinet papers suggest that the Home Office is drawing up plans to issue low-skilled migrants with 11-month visas "with restricted entitlements and rights" while they live in the UK.
Prime minister Theresa May has said the UK's future immigration system will no longer allow EU nationals to "jump the queue" ahead of skilled migrant workers.
Employers will be expected to check EU nationals' right to work in the UK post-Brexit, the immigration minister has told MPs, though there will be a period where it will be "impossible" for employers to differentiate between somebody who has applied for settled status and somebody who has recently arrived in the UK.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruiting foreign nationals.