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  • Gig economy: the equality challenge?

    Press

    25 April 2017

    Sean Dempsey and David Hopper comment in HRZone on equality in the gig economy.

  • Scrapping of the Australian Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (Subclass 457)

    20 April 2017

    On 18 April 2017, the Turnbull Government announced its plans to reform the employer sponsored skilled migration visa routes.

  • May turns to June: General election called

    19 April 2017

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a general election, to be held on 8 June 2017.

  • Farewell to free movement

    13 April 2017

    Samar Shams has written an article for Legalease which considers how employers and their advisers should prepare for Brexit.

  • UK Select Committee urges Government to adopt flexible system for EU migration

    13 April 2017

    Andrew Osborne has been quoted in an article for 'World Sport Advocate' discussing EU migration and how it is affecting UK sport.

  • Supreme Court clarifies indirect discrimination test

    11 April 2017

    The Supreme Court has given a clear explanation of how the test for indirect discrimination works, looking in particular at whether it is necessary to know why a group is disadvantaged by an employer’s policy.

  • Changes to Chinese visa applications

    11 April 2017

    Effective immediately, the Chinese consulate in Hong Kong has advised that all females between the ages of 16 to 40 and all males between the ages of 18 to 55 must now provide previous passports in addition to current valid passports for application of all Chinese visas if their current passport was issued after 2015.

  • Immigration overhaul vital to stop costs crippling UK tech

    10 April 2017

    Naomi Hanrahan-Soar has written an article for Business Cloud discussing how the UK’s immigration requirements, following the triggering of Article 50, need to be assessed robustly.

  • Colin Leckey comments for HR News on the new gender pay gap regulations

    Press

    07 April 2017

    Employment Partner, Colin Leckey has commented in an article for HR News on the issues relating to the new gender pay gap reporting rules.

  • Immigration and talent: the Brexit policy response

    06 April 2017

    Senior Associate, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar and Associate, Neil Jennings have written an article for IT Pro Portal which discusses the impact of immigration policy on the tech industry.

  • What does Brexit mean for UK employment law?

    06 April 2017

    The UK has now given formal written notice of its intention to leave the European Union. What are the short and long-term implications of this momentous decision for workplace rights in the UK?

  • Colin Leckey comments for IBTimes UK on the new gender pay gap regulations

    05 April 2017

    Employment Partner, Colin Leckey has commented in an article for International Business Times on the issues relating to the new gender pay gap reporting rules which came into force today.

  • Indian nationals must now apply for visit visas directly to the HKSAR Department of Immigration

    03 April 2017

    Effectively immediately, Indian nationals who require visit visas must do so directly by post to the Immigration Department in Hong Kong instead of submitting applications to the nearest Chinese diplomatic or consular post.

  • Tusk luck, May

    31 March 2017

    EU Council President Donald Tusk has sent negotiation guidelines to European capitals in advance of a summit at the end of April 2017 to determine the agenda for Brexit negotiations. Tusk’s document sets out three sequential stages for the Brexit negotiations, which conflicts with UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal for negotiations regarding withdrawal and trade to be undertaken simultaneously.

  • Brexit and immigration rights and documentation of EEA nationals

    31 March 2017

    This article summarises the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members and the documentation they can obtain to evidence these rights. It looks at residence requirements and points to consider when applying for citizenship.

  • Workplace privacy: 11 ways to prepare for GDPR

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    31 March 2017

    Significant changes are on the horizon; The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force on 25 May 2018. in a recent blog, Elizabeth Denham, the UK Information Commissioner, said: “I acknowledge that there may still be questions about how the GDPR would work on the UK leaving the EU but this should not distract us from the important task of compliance with the GDPR by 2018”.

  • Greater clarity on data subject access requests

    30 March 2017

    A recent Court of Appeal decision has given clarity to data controllers in terms of the grounds on which they may refuse a data subject access request (“DSAR”), although the position is not always a helpful one.

  • When does notice to terminate an employment contract take effect?

    30 March 2017

    The Court of Appeal has ruled that, in the absence of an express contractual term, written notice to terminate a contract of employment is only effective when it is received personally by the employee.

  • Lewis Silkin speaking at launch of major techUK report

    28 March 2017

    Naomi Hanrahan-Soar will be speaking at the launch of techUK’s Global Tech Talent Powering Global Britain report at the House of Commons on Thursday 30 March in relation to UK migration in the sector.

  • The Best Lawyers 2018

    Press Release

    28 March 2017

    Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that four partners in their Employment, Immigration and Reward department have been listed in this year’s edition of Best Lawyers 2018.

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