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What's happening in employment law in 2021?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2021 Although the COVID-19 pandemic still dominates the agenda, the employment law landscape continues to evolve. This article reviews the significant

Trespassers will be prosecuted.....or will they?

United Kingdom - December 19 2018 Trespassers or “squatters” can present major issues for owners of commercial land and buildings. A trespasser is a person who enters or remains on

Self-employed financial support extended until April 2021

United Kingdom - November 18 2020 The government's Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme has been extended for a further six months, providing two further three-month

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for immigration law?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2021 With the end of the Brexit implementation period comes the end of the free movement of persons. This is the case irrespective of the fact that the

How Brexit affects UK immigration to Ireland

European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom - January 6 2021 As of 1 January 2021, British nationals visiting or working in the European Economic Area will be restricted. With Schengen rules being introduced for

Who is considered an 'essential worker' under the latest Level 5 public health restrictions?

Ireland - January 20 2021 Under the latest Level 5 restrictions, employees in Ireland must work from home unless they are classified as essential workers and their work cannot

Right-to-work checks for EEA nationals during first half of 2021

United Kingdom - January 20 2021 The Home Office has confirmed that there will be no change to the right-to-work (RTW) check procedure for EEA nationals who start work in the United

Working from home FAQs

United Kingdom - January 20 2021 Employers must immediately review their homeworking practices in light of both the new national lockdown and continually changing government advice

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for immigration law?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2021 With the end of the Brexit implementation period comes the end of the free movement of persons. This is the case irrespective of the fact that the

What's happening in employment law in 2021?

European Union, United Kingdom - January 13 2021 Although the COVID-19 pandemic still dominates the agenda, the employment law landscape continues to evolve. This article reviews the significant