Europe

Migration Advisory Committee recommendations: Do the claims stand up?

Last month, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) released its interim report on EEA workers in the UK labour market. Karen...

EU migrants to receive right to settle during Brexit transition

28 Feb 2018

The Government has changed its position on the rights of EU migrants arriving during the Brexit transition period and will...

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Theresa May: End freedom of movement the day the UK leaves the EU

1 Feb 2018

Theresa May is calling for freedom of movement for EU citizens to end on the day the UK formally leaves...

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Brexit: Revised transition terms could extend freedom of movement

16 Jan 2018

Revised guidelines on the UK’s exit from the EU suggest that the EU will toughen up its transition terms –...

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Iceland introduces tough requirements to demonstrate equal pay

5 Jan 2018

Iceland has introduced new legislation to make employers show they are not paying women less than men for the same...

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EU citizens’ rights confirmed in Brexit agreement

8 Dec 2017

EU citizens living in the UK and vice versa will have their rights to live, work and study protected it...

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Gender pay gap risks serious damage to employers’ reputations

3 Nov 2017

Employers face a serious threat to their reputations from mandatory gender pay gap reporting, research has revealed.

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Employers “sleepwalking” on right-to-work compliance for overseas workers

28 Sep 2017

Less than a third of companies are aware of the sanctions for failing to secure right-to-work documentation for overseas workers...

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Residency limits proposed for EU migrants in leaked Brexit plan

6 Sep 2017

A detailed 82-page Home Office document proposes to offer low-skilled EU migrants a maximum of two years’ residency in a...

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Formal proposals for EU citizen status unveiled

26 Jun 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally outlined her proposals to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK once the...

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FTSE 250 employers could lose more than half of their skilled workers

15 Jun 2017

More than half of non-UK skilled workers who work for FTSE 250 companies are likely to leave the UK before...

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Employers unprepared for lower migration after Brexit

12 Jun 2017

Employers are unprepared for the lower levels of migration pledged by the Government after the UK leaves the EU, a...

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The European Court of Justice

Payment for leave not taken carries over, says ECJ legal advice

9 Jun 2017

If an employer does not provide a worker with paid leave, that worker’s right to it carries over until they...

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Freedom of movement could continue for some time after Brexit

5 Apr 2017

Theresa May has hinted that free movement of EU citizens could continue during an “implementation period” after the UK has...

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Great Repeal Bill: No immediate changes to workers’ rights

30 Mar 2017

The Government has issued a White Paper detailing how it will replace EU legislation with national laws, just one day...

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