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The latest articles covering the employment-related implications of Brexit.

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Right To Work Checks After Brexit

Posted in: Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 25/01/2021 All employers must conduct right to work checks when recruiting new staff. The civil and criminal penalties for not doing so are severe, so it’s key that employers get this right. An employer can be fined up to £20,000 for each illegal worker it hires, and individuals can also face up to 5 years’ i...
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Contracts of Employment Brexit
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Brexit: Implications for NI Employers of EU Nationals

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 25/01/2021 Introduction The Brexit implementation period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020, and with it, free movement of persons in the EU also came to an end. This is despite the fact that the EU-UK Trade & Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was agreed between the UK and the EU on 24 December. Therefore, it is...
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Brexit and European Court Case Law on Transfers: EU Retained Case Law: How Will It Work?

Posted in: TUPE Updates on 21/01/2021 There has been much debate about the status of existing case law on derived EU employment rights in relation to Brexit and we have seen comments about a ‘bonfire’ of employment rights post-transition. In this article, Dr John McMullen discusses two aspects of EU-derived employment rights: the statu...
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Transfer of Undertaking (TUPE) Brexit
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The impact of EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on UK Nationals entering the EU For Employment Purposes

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 14/01/2021 The EU-UK Trade & Cooperation Agreement (“TCA”) is the 1,246-page end result of the trade deal finally reached between the UK and the EU on Christmas Eve 2020. The European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 was passed, which provides for the domestic implementation of the TCA. The TCA has no...
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Brexit
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Employment Law Discussion of Employment Status, IR35, Absence Issues and Brexit

Posted in: 'Any Questions' Webinar Recordings on 08/01/2021 In this webinar recording, Director at O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors, Seamus McGranaghan, joins Scott Alexander, Head of Learning and Development at Legal Island, to discuss your employment law questions based on Employment Status, IR35, Absence Issues and Brexit. The Recording Transcript Sc...
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Sickness and Absence Webinar Recordings NI Brexit
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Brexit and Immigration Update: Frontier Workers Permit Scheme Launched

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 14/12/2020 Peter Gabriel once famously wrote the lyric “if looks could kill, they probably will in games without frontiers” I wonder what looks would be extended by Stormont or the Dáil to Home Secretary Priti Patel following the confirmed end of freedom of movement for EU nationals from 1 January 2021? The H...
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Brexit
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Brexit 2020: New Immigration and Visa Costs

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 24/11/2020 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Immigration law requirements have become increasingly more important in the running of businesses in Northern Ireland as the world has (metaphorically speaking) become a smaller place. This means that many HR practitioners now also have to have a certain level of knowledg...
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Immigration Act Receives Royal Assent: Free Movement To End On 31 December 2020

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 16/11/2020 The Immigration and Social Security Coordination (EU Withdrawal) Act 2020 has received Royal Assent and been signed into UK law on 11 November 2020. The basic premise of the Act is that free movement will end at 11pm on 31 December 2020. This delivers on the Government’s manifesto commitment to “re...
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Policies and Procedures Brexit
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Immigration Update: New Post-Brexit Immigration Rules announced

Posted in: Immigration and Employment Updates on 27/10/2020 The Home Office have released the final confirmed details of how the new immigration system will operate through a Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules spanning an impressive 514 pages! Various policy statements throughout 2020 provided an insight into the inner workings of the planned new...
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Brexit
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Post-Brexit Immigration And Employment: Considerations For Northern Irish Employers

Posted in: HR Updates on 21/10/2020 Northern Ireland is globally renowned as a low-risk, cost-competitive location, that offers high quality, skilled workforce with proven experience in delivering services to UK, European and US clients in sectors such as IT, financial and legal services, business to business services and contact cen...
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