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Migrant salary threshold should be £20,000, say business leaders

Business leaders have called for a number of reforms to the immigration system, including lowering the salary threshold and revising...

More than half of employers will be worse off under proposed immigration rules

9 Jul 2019

More than half of UK employers with staff from outside the UK will be negatively...

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EU settled status: how employers can help their European staff

20 Jun 2019

Last week Personnel Today ran an opinion piece which criticised the EU Settlement Scheme, the process that EU, EEA or...

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EU settled status scheme looks far from settled

11 Jun 2019

Home Office cannot afford to ignore the lessons of the Windrush scandal and suffer the resulting reputational damage.

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MPs say EU settlement scheme risks Windrush re-run

30 May 2019

The scheme could lead to the unnecessary and unlawful deportations of people who should be entitled to live and work in the UK.

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Expand shortage occupation list to meet skills needs

29 May 2019

The shortage occupation list should be expanded to allow more migrant workers to fill a wider range of health, IT...

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Immigration rules on same-sex partners remain tough

24 May 2019

Only a third of countries allow same-sex spouses to qualify as dependents on immigration applications, while just 30% allow same-sex partners this qualification.

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No EU settlement scheme applications rejected in initial phase

3 May 2019

The Home Office has announced that more than 600,000 EU citizens had applied to stay in the UK in the...

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‘Asylum migrants’ earn less than UK-born workers

25 Apr 2019

People that come to the UK as “asylum migrants” are more likely to be unemployed, earn less and work fewer...

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Brexit extension: Will employers be kept in the dark?

11 Apr 2019

The UK and the EU have agreed a “flexible extension” of Brexit until 31 October, but will this Halloween exit...

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Will immigration costs deter talent after Brexit?

15 Mar 2019

How the UK manages Brexit may hang in the balance this week, but one certainty is that costs will rise...

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Government extends group of occupations exempt from £30,000 visa threshold

11 Mar 2019

The government has announced an extension to the number of professions that will be exempt from the proposed £30,000 minimum...

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Top 10 HR questions February 2019: Redundancy, FTCs and maternity leave

1 Mar 2019

When faced with the need to make redundancies, how should an employer decide which employees to select?
Redundancy exercises bring...

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Post-Brexit £30,000 immigration salary threshold will be ‘disastrous’

28 Feb 2019

The government's proposed salary threshold for EU migrants will “decimate” the UK's manufacturing base, says industry body.

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EU worker numbers continue to fall ahead of Brexit

20 Feb 2019

With Brexit drawing closer, the number of EU nationals working in the UK fell by 61,000 in the last quarter...

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