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Immigration and EU workers: Brexit hasn’t gone away

Many businesses will soon have to once again wrestle with the UK's decision to leave the EU, with difficult decisions having to be made over the sourcing of talent.

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UK lags behind Europe on returning to office

6 Aug 2020

France, Italy, Spain and Germany well ahead of UK when it comes to returning to the office.

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GDPR: Business needs Europe-wide track and trace cohesion

6 Aug 2020

Complex patchwork of rules and practices between countries is dissuading employers from implementing track and trace schemes.

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Coronavirus and travel: seven questions about quarantine

28 Jul 2020

On Saturday, the government announced that anyone returning from Spain, including the Balearics and Canaries, must self-isolate on their return...

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Spanish holidays: how should employers handle staff quarantine?

27 Jul 2020

Employers should prepare policies that outline how they will handle employees who are forced to quarantine after travelling abroad.

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Graduate recruitment down by almost a third in some countries

15 Jul 2020

The graduate hiring market is down by almost a third in some countries due to the coronavirus, the Institute of...

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Joblessness could reach 15% in second wave

7 Jul 2020

Unemployment could reach 14.8% if the UK suffers a second wave of coronavirus, according to projections by the Organisation for...

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Global mobility will return to ‘business as usual’ for many employers

17 Jun 2020

Almost half of employers plan a return to ‘business as usual’ when it comes to global mobility, according to a...

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US Supreme Court hands down landmark ruling for LGBT workers’ rights

16 Jun 2020

The US Supreme Court has ruled that it is unlawful for employers to dismiss workers because of their sexual orientation...

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What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

What are the differences between British and French laws on collective redundancies?

10 Jun 2020

In the view of the global economic recession, international employers should know their legal responsibilities in different countries. Alain-Christian Monkam...

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Global businesses embrace Black Lives Matter movement

9 Jun 2020

Businesses break with the past to express support for Black Lives Matter as CEOs and founders tell of their revulsion at recent killings in the US.

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Pandemic is a business transformation opportunity for HR

8 Jun 2020

Covid-19 is a tragedy that HR can use to help transform business, global business forum hears.

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Black Lives Matter: Employers urged to take a stand against racism

3 Jun 2020

HR professionals are being advised to “check in” with their employees and do their best to accommodate annual leave requests...

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Nissan plant in Barcelona to close as Sunderland stays safe

29 May 2020

Hundreds of Spanish Nissan workers have burnt tyres outside a factory that the Japanese car maker has announced is to...

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Immigration Bill is ‘not fair and not in the national interest’

18 May 2020

Labour accuses government of undervaluing people in low paid jobs in the health and social care sector and says immigration bill will make them feel unwelcome in this country.

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