International mobility (including secondments, migrant workers, territorial jurisdiction)
On 28 January 2019 the UK Government published guidance for EEA and Swiss citizens arriving in the UK after 29 March 2019 in the event of a “no deal” Brexit. Individuals will still be able to enter the UK to … Continue reading
Indonesia’s Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) has issued a new regulation, MOM Regulation No. 10 of 2018 on Procedures for the Utilisation of Foreign Workers (“Reg 10/2018”), which implements President Regulation No. 20 of 2018 on Expatriate Utilisation (“PR 20/2018”). Employers … Continue reading
The last few weeks have seen a flurry of publications providing a slightly clearer picture of the employment and immigration consequences of a Brexit deal or no-deal. In addition to the final text of the draft Withdrawal Agreement setting out the arrangements … Continue reading
There are complicated rules which govern when and how a foreign entity can operate in Vietnam without establishing a local entity. Companies should pay particular attention to employment structures in such circumstances.
Our article Recruitment and protection of talent: a boardroom issue for pharma is available on our pharma hub here. Technological advancement is key amongst the forces driving change in the pharmaceutical healthcare sectors, with businesses increasingly partnering with non-traditional players such … Continue reading
UK: Government’s white paper on future relationship and technical notes in the event of a Brexit no-deal
Over the summer the Government published its white paper on the future UK-EU relationship post transitional period, covering a wide range of issues including immigration and employment. On immigration, the Government stated that it recognises the importance of moving and … Continue reading
On 28 November 2017, the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) jointly issued the Implementation Measures for Foreign Talent Visas (Measures). The Measures provide the standards … Continue reading
UK: Whistleblowing – rulings on claims against colleagues working abroad, the importance of the employer’s and whistleblower’s motivation, and scope of remedy for detriment
In its first ruling on the issue, the EAT has ruled that an employee can bring a whistleblowing detriment claim in an English employment tribunal against their colleagues working overseas provided the “substantial connection” test (previously only applied to claims … Continue reading
An increase in the incidence of inspections by the immigration authorities to workplaces reviewing the legality of the immigration status of foreign workers and business travellers means now is the time to review your mobility arrangements and ensure compliance.