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Relationship break-ups are a nightmare at the best of times, but can be even more difficult if the couple works together. Photo: Moviestore Collection/REX/Shutterstock.

Valentine’s Day: 10 potential problems with workplace romances

Can employers have rules on personal relationships at work? Is it harassment for a worker to ask a colleague out...

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Employment and immigration included in Brexit White Paper

2 Feb 2017

The Government’s Brexit White Paper reiterates the importance of providing certainty on the immigration status of EU workers already based...

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Uncertainty prevails as travellers offered conflicting US immigration advice

30 Jan 2017

The US Embassy has revised its advice to travellers after President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration led to confusion....

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In China, 2017 is the year of the rooster. Photo: Sipa Asia/REX/Shutterstock.

Seven facts about employment law in China

27 Jan 2017

What is the Chinese statutory public holiday entitlement for employees? Do employers have to pay a premium for working during...

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Theresa May’s Brexit speech: what will it mean for employment?

18 Jan 2017

Following Theresa May’s speech laying out the UK’s objectives for its exit from the EU, we round up the reaction...

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Could the UK follow the French and introduce a right to disconnect?

18 Jan 2017

French workers can now negotiate with their employer on limiting their access to emails and other work activity outside of...

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Cardiff leads British cities as UK ranks third for talent

17 Jan 2017

The UK has been ranked third in the world for “talent competitiveness”, according to research that measures countries’ ability to...

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Will Theresa May, seen here leaving the EU summit meeting in December 2016, support "EU associate citizenship" for UK nationals after Brexit? PHOTO: Pool Christopher Licoppe Belgia via ZUMA/press/REX/Shutterstock

Could “associate EU citizenship” become a worthwhile employee perk?

13 Jan 2017

The proposal by an MEP that UK nationals could take out “associate EU citizenship” could appeal to UK employers who...

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Helena Rozman: The case confirms that if expatriate employees  show  a sufficiently strong connection to the UK, this might override the general understanding that the place of work determines which laws govern an employment relationship.

How do you decide if expatriate employees’ legal rights fall under UK or foreign law?

7 Dec 2016

The recent legal case of Jeffery v The British Council shows employers how to decide whether expatriate employees’ legal rights...

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International recruitment and immigration charges: tips for employers

6 Dec 2016

Employers will be able to reduce costs when recruiting international talent if they can “frontload” next year’s recruitment before April,...

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Singapore employment law: what changes are coming in 2017?

5 Dec 2016

To attract overseas business investment, Singapore has concluded an international network of trade agreements. Changes to Singapore employment law in...

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Why the talent function needs to work more closely with global mobility

2 Dec 2016

International assignments play a positive role in career advancement, so why is global mobility not linked more closely to talent...

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IHG wins 2016 Personnel Today Award for Employer Branding

22 Nov 2016

Intercontinental Hotels Group checked out of the Personnel Today Awards 2016 this week with the Award for Employer Branding. Here,...

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Global uncertainty creates opportunity for HR professionals

9 Nov 2016

CIPD chief executive Peter Cheese has called for HR to step up to the corporate agenda after a “turbulent year”...

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International assignments in an uncertain world (webinar)

11 Oct 2016

ON DEMAND | The current economic and political climate has led to increasing challenges for employers managing ...

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