As we fast approach the triggering of Article 50, and ultimately our departure from the European Union, we have heard much from the Government about a world of new opportunities, new trade deals and new border controls – but in contrast we are promised the same old employment laws. The Government has talked about preserving…
Category: Brexit, HR and Britain
XpertHR has launched a new guide for UK employers on how to prepare for Brexit, after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on 29th March beginning the divorce proceedings. The guide, which will be updated as negotiations between the UK and EU progress, focuses on how employers can prepare for potential changes to the…
An embarrassing error has been identified in the Government’s Brexit whitepaper released just last week by the Prime Minister, casting doubt on the care taken when drawing up the document.
New research from identity data intelligence specialists GBG has revealed a startling amount of HR professionals (41 per cent) are struggling to keep up with ever-changing legislation.
Brexit has kicked up a cloud of uncertainty over Britain’s economy. With a timeline yet to be agreed for exit negotiations, and no common understanding as to what constitutes “Brexit”, students and graduate recruiters are unlikely to find clarity quickly.
Business confidence has deteriorated significantly since the EU referendum, but employers say they need to hire more staff to meet demand, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.
Britain’s unemployment rate remained at an 11-year low following the Brexit vote, with the jobless rate holding steady at 4.9 per cent between February to April 2016 and May to July 2016
Recruitment firm Hays has said the UK job market weakened “significantly” around the time of the EU referendum, as it boosted annual profit as growth in its international markets.
Two months ago, a huge political event caused debate around employment laws and the EU’s influence on them. In the politically tumultuous weeks that followed the referendum, a new campaign has cast worker’s rights back into the spotlight. The Labour leadership contest between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith is a battle for the support of the left-wing and trade unions, with much of the campaigning focused on bolstering employee and trade union rights.
The employment rate reached a new record high of in June showing no sign of a post-referendum hit to jobs, reveals new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Unions, employers and the government must redouble efforts to tackle the increase in racism following the vote to leave the EU, according to a new TUC report released today.
New research has shown that almost half of UK businesses say that Brexit won’t affect the number of people they hire.
More than 600 startups launched per day in London in the first six months of 2016, new figures show. And Startup Britain, which compiled the figures, believes the “Brexit spirit” will lead to this year being a record-breaker for new companies in the UK.
Organisations across the world face a period of uncertainty, following the UK vote to leave the European Union. As politicians decide if and when to invoke Article 50, initiating the formal exit from the EU, HR professionals are planning their strategy to handle an extended period of turbulence.
Industry chiefs warn of ‘severe skills shortage’ as government fails to guarantee future of two million EU workers