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New immigration routes for 2022
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New immigration routes for 2022

01 November 2021

As a result of Brexit, the UK is free to put in place its own immigration system. Consequently, the government has introduced a number of new visa routes which shall be effective from 2022. The aims of the new system  The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has declared that he intends to make Britain the “best place […]

Preparing for the new UK Immigration system and Brexit – Points for employers consideration
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Preparing for the new UK Immigration system and Brexit – Points for employers consideration

10 June 2021

Defined or Undefined Certificate of sponsorship (CoS) If an organisation has a sponsor licence, they would need to assign a defined or undefined CoS to the migrant worker in order that the migrant worker can apply for their skilled worker or other sponsored visa. It is important for the organisation to assign the correct CoS. […]

Brexit – UK Immigration: Changes to the work visa requirements
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Brexit – UK Immigration: Changes to the work visa requirements

27 January 2021

As a result of Brexit, the Tier 2 (General) visa was replaced with the Skilled Worker visa, consequently the requirements to obtain a worker visa changed. There are several similarities between the two systems, most notably that an applicant must hold a valid job offer from an UK employer who is holds a valid sponsorship […]

‘Right to Work’ Checks Post Brexit – Making Sure Employers and Employees Are Covered.
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‘Right to Work’ Checks Post Brexit – Making Sure Employers and Employees Are Covered.

18 December 2020

Employer Rights to Work in the UK in a Post-Brexit World Every employer in the UK has an obligation to ensure that their workers/employees have the right to work in the UK. Right to work checks should be conducted before the employment commences and, if conducted correctly and evidenced, will provide the employer with a […]

What impact will employment law have on BREXIT?
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What impact will employment law have on BREXIT?

13 August 2018

Many employers and HR advisors have asked me what they need to be aware of in terms of changes in employment law due to BREXIT.

BREXIT CASE STUDY: What happens when a EU national has been resident in the UK for 10 years when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019?
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BREXIT CASE STUDY: What happens when a EU national has been resident in the UK for 10 years when the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019?

04 April 2018

After the UK leaves the EU, EU citizens’ resident status in the UK will be dependent on how long they have lived in the UK and whether they arrived by the end of the implementation period on 31 December 2020, following our exit from the EU. In this particular scenario, the EU national will continue to […]

Implications of Brexit on Employment Law
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Implications of Brexit on Employment Law

13 April 2017

Leaving the EU will inevitably have substantial changes in future employment legislation and regulation. A big part of UK employment legislation is derived from EU law which includes but is not limited to: The Equality Act 2010 Discrimination rights Collective consultation obligations Transfer of undertaking regulations Family leave Working time regulations and duties to agency […]

Brexit and Travelling Abroad
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Brexit and Travelling Abroad

27 July 2016

So we now finally have a new Prime Minister. Things are still a bit uncertain however, and there are so many questions. Particularly for those who have booked holidays to EU countries. With half term starting next week for most children, it’s important that travellers stay up to-date on any new rules that could affect […]

Brexit and Data Protection – What to do with GDPR?
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Brexit and Data Protection – What to do with GDPR?

27 July 2016

While the full implications of Brexit are yet to be determined, there is one area of law which could be significantly affected, and that is Data Protection. In April this year, the EU adopted a new system called General Data Protection Regulation which will come into force in May 2018. Now that the UK has […]

Brexit – Keep Calm and Stay Positive!
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Brexit – Keep Calm and Stay Positive!

27 July 2016

Britain votes to leave the EU. David Cameron resigns and there is a lot of uncertainty. One of the uncertainties remain around Employment law, how will this decision affect rights of workers, will there be changes in employment law? My view is leaving the EU will not make any immediate difference as we have implemented […]

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