While a no deal would mean no transitional period for EU workers to transfer to pre-settled status. It would also result in a likelihood that companies would immediately be required to hold a sponsor licence, which can take up to four months to secure and thereafter issue a Certificate of Sponsorship to their employees.
Published: 31 December 2018
The Government has listened to ongoing concerns about visa caps and has removed its restrictions on the number of overseas doctors that can work in the UK. The NHS has long relied on the knowledge and expertise of this diverse talent pool. Due to the visa caps a number of our NHS hospital partners have been running rotas with numerous gaps for many months now.
Published: 21 June 2018
Latest migration statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a fall in NET EU migration, driven by a fall in EU citizens coming to the UK for work. These figures will be very worrying for businesses. This latest drop in the number of EU workers coming into the country will put a further strain on employers.
Published: 3 March 2018
The survey of more than 2,000 employers found that the majority of employers 41% would prefer a UK-wide immigration system that is based on national labour or skill shortage occupations in the likely event of migration restrictions once the UK leaves the EU. In contrast, around 13% favour a sector-based policy and just 5 percent would back a regional policy.
Published: 21 February 2018
CIPD welcomes proposals to lower skills threshold for shortage occupation list but says that now is the time for employers to act. Gerwyn Davies, Senior Labour Market Analyst at the CIPD.
Published: 28 July 2017
US was the top destination for Britons driven to look for work overseas by the Brexit result, yet the UK ... View Article
Published: 24 November 2016
Gerwyn Davies, Labour Market Adviser at the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development comments on the ONS ... View Article
Published: 20 November 2016