Speaking in the House of Commons on 26th June, Theresa May announced the Government’s proposals outlining how it intends to protect the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. The announcement has been long awaited, particularly given the uncertainty around the status of EU citizens following Brexit. The Prime Minister also provided some reassurance…
Category: Brexit, HR and Britain
A nationwide study of the financial wellbeing of UK workers ‘The DNA of Financial Wellbeing 2017’ report1, shows that employee financial confidence has fallen over the last 12 months, with Brexit named as a major factor.
How much will employment rights feature during the general election campaign? While the political parties rush to put together their manifestos, Patrick Glencross of law firm Cripps reviews the employment-related pledges which are emerging from the early days of the campaign, and adds some predictions for other ideas and proposals to look out for among the daily stream of slogans and soundbites.
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…
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.