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Jul
19
2019

Health is everyone’s business: new government proposals regarding sickness absence and statutory sick pay

Around 100,000 people in the UK every year leave work completely after a sickness absence and 44% of people who are off work for a year or more because of..

Jul
18
2019

EU Settlement Scheme: What evidence to submit?

When you apply under the EU Settlement Scheme, you will be asked to provide your national insurance number. This will enable the Home Office to conduct an automated check to..

Jul
18
2019

Tier 2 & 5 Sponsorship Guidance update: 17 July 2019

The Home Office have published an addendum to Tier 2 & 5 Sponsorship 03/19 which applies with immediate effect to all Tier 2 & 5 sponsors, including all current and..

Jul
18
2019

Alternatives to the Tier 1 Entrepreneur Route: July 2019

The Tier 1 Entrepreneur route was very popular with overseas investors. It allowed entrepreneurs the freedom to enter the UK with a minimum investment of £200,000. This route was closed..

Jul
17
2019

EEA Family Permit v EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit

The EEA Family Permit is governed by the EU Regulations whereas the new EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit is governed by Appendix EU (Family Permit) of the Immigration Rules. ..

Jul
17
2019

Disability discrimination: No constructive knowledge where claimant had suppressed information

The Claimant was dismissed by the Respondent due to poor attendance. This poor attendance arose as a consequence of the Claimant’s disabilities. ..

Jul
16
2019

Use of e-gates at the UK border increases by 1 million

The Government has revealed that more than one million passengers from seven additional countries have used e-gates to enter the country. ..

Jul
15
2019

Transferring employees to the UK: The Tier 2 ICT visa

The Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer) is designed for global companies and finds its equivalent in the immigration rules of various other countries. The route allows the quick transfer of..

Jul
12
2019

September Climate Strike: How to respond to striking staff

Climate crisis protesters are urging the UK workforce to follow their student counterparts and take part in a worldwide strike, starting on 20 September 2019. ..

Jul
12
2019

An employee who posted racially offensive imagery on Facebook was not regarded as having acted in the course of his employment

Employers can be held legally responsible for acts of discrimination and harassment carried out by their employees, provided that the conduct took place in the course of their employment. ..



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