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Feb
14
2019

88-year-old wins age discrimination claim

An 88-year-old woman has succeeded in her age discrimination claim, making her the oldest person to win such a case. ..

Feb
12
2019

Brexit & Business

The Government’s white paper on Brexit, promises a post-Brexit Immigration system for everyone. However, it has left businesses wanting, especially those who rely on their vital EU staff. ..

Feb
12
2019

Government’s golden promise to Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein if no-deal Brexit

The new Agreement published on 8 February 2019 provides protection to the rights of residence for three EEA EFTA States: Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein in the event of a no-deal...

Feb
11
2019

Global Innovation – Calling all Architects

From 10 January 2019 it become possible for architects to apply under a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa. Previously architects could only follow the Tier 2 route, where they would..

Feb
08
2019

Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship and the annual cap

The Government, in its white paper last year, announced a proposal to remove the cap on sponsoring Tier 2 migrants. This cap applies to Tier 2 (General) migrants earning less..

Feb
08
2019

CJEU Suggests Keeping Records of Time Worked

In an official Opinion on 31st January 2019, the Advocate General has proposed that in order to truly comply with the Working Time Directive EU members must, through national law,..

Feb
08
2019

A good gig

As we blogged at the time, an employment tribunal decided last year that a group of Hermes couriers, whose written contracts described them as self-employed business people drivers, in fact..

Feb
01
2019

Asda Case Update: Shop floor workers can compare themselves to distribution staff

Yesterday, the Court of Appeal in Asda Stores v Brierley ruled that female shop workers could compare themselves to male colleagues working in distribution centres. ..

Jan
31
2019

Preparing for the post-Brexit immigration System: Applying for a Sponsorship Licence under Tier 2

A key proposal of the new immigration system destined to start in 2021 is streamlining of the Sponsorship Licencing System under Tier 2 of the Immigration Rules. The Sponsorship Licencing..

Jan
30
2019

Employment law developments to prepare for in 2019

Back in August 2018, the government published its report on “Workplace Rights If There's No Brexit Deal”, which is looking ever more likely, the closer we get to 29 March...



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