The UK’s exit from the European Union presents major challenges for your business and your employees.
We offer a range of services designed to ensure that you are fully informed and prepared for what lies ahead. As part of our broader Immigration solutions for HR, we can help you to understand the EU Settlement Scheme and the implications of Brexit so that you can continue to lawfully employ EU nationals in the UK after the implementation period. We can also suggest strategies to maintain your British employees’ ability to work on the continent.
Our solutions for Brexit include:
- Toolkits – a FAQ document for EEA nationals which brings together all the current available information on the requirements and process for applying under the EU Settlement Scheme as well as answering common Brexit-related questions – all in a reader-friendly, concise format
- Training – in-depth analysis of the Government’s Brexit plans, delivered by our expert immigration lawyers and tailored to either an EEA national or HR audience, with lots of opportunity for you to get your questions answered
- Onsite support – we are able to visit your offices to offer one on one support to your EU employees to help them with the EU settlement scheme process, including bringing devices with us to submit applications there and then
Full details of our Immigration Solutions for HR Brexit services are in our flyer
UK Employment rights in a no-deal Brexit17 September 2019
What might a ‘no-deal’ Brexit mean for UK employment rights? What could employers do now to prepare? And what might the future hold in a no-deal scenario?
The Government provides some clarity on the immigration rights of EEA citizens arriving post-Brexit06 September 2019
After Media reports started circulating yesterday, the Government have now released its policy paper on their ‘No deal immigration arrangements for EU citizens arriving after Brexit’.
At the eleventh hour, the UK Government goes back to the drawing board on no-deal immigration for Europeans20 August 2019
UK industries will be deeply concerned by reports surfacing over the weekend that the Government's plans for a no-deal immigration system are being ripped up. They suggest that the Government are determined to end free movement immediately if the UK leaves the EU on 31st October 2019 on a no-deal basis and that it currently does not have a plan in place for what will replace it. With only 73 days to go to exit day, the Government are going back to the drawing board.
Deal or no deal? The angst continues.29 July 2019
With Brexit day pushed back to 31 October and the fate of the UK’s future relationship with the EU still up in the air, it is understandable that many EU, EEA and Swiss citizens (‘‘EEA citizens’’) on this side of the English Channel remain uncertain about how to protect their rights in the UK.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes for HR Magazine: Reassure your EEA employees that it's not too bleak17 July 2019
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar has written an article for HR Magazine discussing the uncertainty that EEA nationals may still be facing with the confusion of Brexit and what employers can do to reassure them.
Hospitality industry welcomes post-Brexit salary threshold review10 July 2019
On 24 June, the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the £30,000 minimum salary threshold it proposed for sponsoring skilled workers in the post-Brexit immigration system, which is due to be rolled out from 1 January 2021. This move has been welcomed by the hospitality industry as an opportunity to ensure it can sponsor medium skilled workers from 2021 without having to pay substantially above market rates.
What's happening in immigration law09 May 2019
With the backdrop of Brexit, complex rules and an increased focus on compliance, keeping up to speed on immigration developments is crucially important for HR professionals.
Tom McEvoy writes for Thomson Reuters: I’m an EU citizen. If I leave the UK before Brexit, can I come back?10 April 2019
Tom McEvoy has written an article for Thomson Reuters which answers the question, 'If an individual with an EU passport leaves the UK before Brexit, will they be allowed back into the UK after Brexit?'.