Tag Archives: Brexit

Brexit and EU citizens’ rights – UK proposals and action points for employers

The UK Government has published its proposals for safeguarding the position of EU citizens living in the UK post Brexit (link).  Settling the future of citizens exercising their right of free movement and providing legal certainty for EU citizens in … Continue reading

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Brexit Blog launches with Brexit Q&A

As formal Brexit negotiations have now started, Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the launch of its new Brexit Notes blog, where you will find articles and updates on the latest Brexit developments.  As well as reporting on new … Continue reading

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UK: Government announcements – workers’ rights post Brexit, employee representation on boards, employment of foreign workers, and review of modern employment practices

At the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May announced plans to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives direct effect to EU law in the UK, and to transpose all existing EU laws into domestic legislation. She also promised that … Continue reading

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UK: Brexit – practical steps for employers now

Following the Leave vote last week, employers are faced with a period of considerable uncertainty. The leaving process is put in train by giving a notice under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union, and this currently seems … Continue reading

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EU referendum

With the EU Referendum date looming, employers will be considering the potential impact of an exit from the EU. From an employment law perspective, Brexit would lead to considerable uncertainty because key areas of employment law are derived from EU … Continue reading

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UK: What are my rights if my job is relocated due to Brexit?

The following article by Andrew Taggart was first published in Financial News, 22nd April 2016.

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UK: Employment law proposals in Queen’s Speech

The Queen's Speech on 27 May included a number of employment law reforms:

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UK: New HSF resources

Litigation blog post on a Court of Appeal ruling refusing to set aside a settlement agreement on the basis of new evidence indicating that the claimant’s case had been fraudulently exaggerated Briefing considering the implications from a legal perspective of a UK … Continue reading

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