James Perrott, Counsel at Mayer Brown in the Employment & Benefits practice of the London office, and Head of the firm’s Global Mobility & Migration practice in Europe, comments on the struggle European firms in London are facing to get European lawyers into the UK due to post-Brexit immigration issues. The article “Red Tape, Rising
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Further Extension of Covid-19 Adjustment to Right to Work Checks
In extremely welcome news, the Home Office has recently announced that the Covid-19 adjustment to the Right to Work (“RTW”) check process has been extended again. Surprisingly, it has now been extended to 5 April 2022. This is a move that is very much welcomed by employers, particularly in view of the new hybrid working…
Covid-19 RTW check adjustment is extended to 1 September
In an eagerly anticipated update, the Home Office has announced that the Covid-19 adjustment to the right to work check will no longer end on 20 June 2021 but will be extended to 1 September 2021. Read here for our full blog post:
Right to Work guidance published
The Home Office has published a revised Code of Practice on preventing illegal working, covering the changes to the right to work check requirements for EEA citizens which come into effect on 1 July 2021. In this article, Mayer Brown’s James Perrott looks at the changes that the Code introduces, how this will affect…
€35 million fine issued under GDPR for employee monitoring and IT security failings in Germany
During the COVID-19 pandemic, data privacy – and, in particular, employee data privacy – has been at the forefront of employers’ minds. In the last six months, employers across the globe have been required to give careful thought to a whole host of potential issues, from contact tracing apps to temperature and other health checks…
Home and Away
A Legal and Practical Checklist for UK Employers whose staff wish to work from outside the UK
Since the Covid-19 pandemic began to impact working life in the UK in March 2020, the workplace has changed beyond recognition. In the UK, 60% of employees are now working from home (“WFH”) on a semi-permanent basis. Without…
US Benefits & Compensation University – Webinar Series: October 2020
If you or your colleagues cover US benefits and/or executive compensation, please join Mayer Brown’s Benefits & Compensation University.
By popular demand, we are expanding our annual US Executive Compensation University to include health, welfare and qualified plan issues. During this series of webinars, we will explore benefit and compensation issues in depth and hear…
UK Employment Law podcaster Nicholas Robertson hosts pandemic related broadcasts produced by the Employment Lawyers Association and the Industrial Law Society
In a world where we can no longer host in person events without following all of the latest government guidelines on social distancing, use of face masks and providing a bucket-load of hand sanitizer, online learning tools such as webinars, podcasts, blogs and vlogs, are having their time in the limelight. With this new era, comes new opportunity.
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Nicholas Robertson continues editorship of The Labour and Employment Disputes Review: Edition 3
Novel Coronavirus and Employer Obligations
As the number of reported cases of the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise and authorities ramp up preparations to handle possible contagion, so too must employers.
Click here for helpful guidance from our Hong Kong team on what employers in Hong Kong are required to do when dealing with a Novel Coronavirus outbreak.