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Recently, the UK immigration space has been one to watch with many changes  as the remaining Covid-19 restrictions lift and following the invasion of Ukraine.  UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) regularly updates its rules and guidance, often without giving prior notice, and therefore it is crucial for businesses and their non-settled workers to remain hypervigilant to adhere to the Immigration Rules.  

UK Immigration Update: Visa and Sponsor Licence applications

17

Aug

2022

UK Immigration Update: Visa and Sponsor Licence applications

Recently, the UK immigration space has been one to watch with many changes  as the remaining Covid-19 restrictions lift and following the invasion of Ukraine.  UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) regularly updates its rules and guidance, often without giving prior notice, and therefore it is crucial for businesses and their non-settled workers to remain hypervigilant to adhere to the Immigration Rules.  

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we witnessed ‘the Great Resignation’ in which many workers used the lockdowns to re-evaluate what was important to them in respect of achieving a work-life balance and redundancies following the UK’s Furlough Scheme.

How can employers attract, hire and retain talent for the long-term?

16

Aug

2022

How can employers attract, hire and retain talent for the long-term?

During the Covid-19 pandemic, we witnessed ‘the Great Resignation’ in which many workers used the lockdowns to re-evaluate what was important to them in respect of achieving a work-life balance and redundancies following the UK’s Furlough Scheme.

A new law, ‘The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2022’ came into force on 21 July, which has the effect of allowing employment businesses to supply agency staff during strike action.  

Green light for agency staff use during strike action

16

Aug

2022

Green light for agency staff use during strike action

A new law, ‘The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2022’ came into force on 21 July, which has the effect of allowing employment businesses to supply agency staff during strike action.  

On 25 July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published guidance and revised application forms and tables to simplify the UK Binding Corporate Rules (UK BCRs) approval process for controllers and processors.

New guidance on the UK Binding Corporate Rules

8

Aug

2022

New guidance on the UK Binding Corporate Rules

On 25 July 2022, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published guidance and revised application forms and tables to simplify the UK Binding Corporate Rules (UK BCRs) approval process for controllers and processors.

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