Following the UK’s departure from the EU, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement sets out the shape of the ongoing future relationship between the UK and the EU and provides some degree of certainty for UK businesses.
You can find our latest insight into the some of the impacts and actions to take in relation to the UK’s department from the EU below. We are regularly reviewing the situation and will update this page to reflect the latest information and changes you need to be aware of.
Whether by leveraging our existing experience, or through in-depth training, our multidisciplinary team will be able to work with you to protect and enhance your most important assets beyond Brexit.
Our latest resources are available below.
Government to cap non-competes and make limited changes to TUPE and Working Time Regulations10 May 2023
Non-competes will be limited to three months, rolled up holiday pay will be allowed and employers will not always have to elect representatives for TUPE transfers, according to the government’s Smarter Regulation paper released today. The government has also backtracked on the controversial sunset provision in the Retained EU Law Bill.
Lewis Silkin provides evidence on Brexit Freedoms Bill09 November 2022
We have provided written evidence to the parliamentary committee that is scrutinising the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill.
What might the Brexit Freedoms Bill mean for employment law?23 September 2022
No more right to paid holiday. Goodbye TUPE. Farewell limits on working hours. This article takes a first look at the government’s Brexit Freedoms Bill and the potentially major implications for UK employment law.
Jurisdiction Challenges28 October 2021
Where a claim is litigated can be very important. This inbrief provides you with a guide on how to challenge the jurisdiction of the English courts if a claim is started here. We also highlight the steps that can be taken in England if a claim is commenced elsewhere, even though you believe it should be litigated or arbitrated in England.
Can EU nationals continue frontier working post-Brexit? Joanna Hunt writes for HR magazine20 May 2021
As the dust from Brexit has settled, attention has turned to what this means for cross-border workers in the UK.
Some important pointers about EU Settlement Scheme-related deadlines05 May 2021
The main EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) deadline is looming on 30 June 2021, however there are other deadlines and considerations that applicants and their employers may not be aware of.
Posting employees to the EU, EEA or Switzerland? Don’t forget the social security position15 February 2021
In a welcome move last week, the EU notified the UK that all EU countries will apply the “detached workers” exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the EU. Similarly the UK will apply the detached workers exception for EU employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the UK. This article reviews the latest position.
BREXIT has happened – what does it mean for company law and M&A transactions?11 February 2021
Although the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020, under the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020, the UK continued in most respects to be treated as if it were still part of the EU until 31 December 2020. This transition period has now ended and the full effects of the changes in UK law and regulation now apply.