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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?

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

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 receive their trophy for the 2016 Employer Branding Award

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

The current economic and political climate has led to increasing challenges for employers managing international assignments. Sign up for this...

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Zika and employees – an unfortunate Olympic challenge

5 Aug 2016

Ed Stacey examines whether employees can be forced to work in Brazil in light of the Zika virus

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Jakarta, Indonesia's capital city, is home to more than 10 million people.

Employment law in Indonesia: 10 key facts

3 Aug 2016

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. It comprises 17,500 islands spanning three time zones. It is...

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Ten things you didn’t know about employment law in Brazil

2 Aug 2016

The 2016 Olympic Games kicks off in Rio de Janeiro on Friday 5 August with a colourful and energetic opening...

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Brexit secretary vows no change to employment law

14 Jul 2016

The Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis has given a strong indication that existing employment law would...

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Employers cannot ban Muslim headscarves, says Advocate General

13 Jul 2016

An employer cannot have a blanket ban on religious dress that prevents a Muslim woman from wearing an Islamic headscarf...

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In Germany, works councils, as well as trade unions, have an involvement in forwarding workers’ interests.

How worker representatives on boards might affect employers

13 Jul 2016

Theresa May, the UK’s incoming Prime Minister, this week vowed to put worker representatives on boards of major companies. What...

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Employment law in France: five fascinating features

8 Jul 2016

What are the key things international employers need to know about employment law in France? Laura Merrylees looks at five...

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