Employment Law Issues for the Financial Services Sector

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Global markets, high pay, increasing regulation, more aggressive enforcement, media and political scrutiny and mobile talent characterise the financial services sector. These factors raise particular employment law issues.   Senior Managers & Certification Regime  The Financial Conduct Authority has introduced new rules to ensure that individuals in the financial services sector are held to account for […]

HR Issues for the Financial Services Sector

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The world of financial services is on the cusp of the next wave of disruption. As the need for digitisation takes hold across the sector, financial organisations are working hard to update legacy systems and improve operating effectiveness and customer experience. Not only will financial organisations need to employ significantly more technology expertise over the […]

Employment Law Issues for the Sports Sector

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Sports sector employers in the UK face a number of challenges as the country prepares to formally depart the EU, while several domestic employment developments come into force in April 2020.   Brexit & end of EU free movement  Almost every aspect of the law in the UK will be touched by Brexit and sports […]

Global Mobility Issues for the Tech Sector

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For both established multinational tech companies and ambitious start-ups alike, one of the critical challenges of achieving growth through international expansion is ensuring the right talent is located in the right place at the right time. Managing a cross-border workforce demands careful handling of complex global mobility issues, and the capability to adapt to changes […]

Employment Law Issues for the Tech Sector

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2020 is set to bring a number of employment law changes and issues affecting tech sector companies.   Changes to off payroll tax treatment  One of the most significant employment changes relates to tax legislation regulating off-payroll working (commonly known as IR35), which comes into effect on 6 April 2020. These new rules will require […]

HR Issues for the Tech Sector

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Now more than ever, HR executives at technology companies can assume the triple role of change agent, trusted advisor, and strategic business partner as they work ever closer with management and functional leaders.   Reshaping the HR function  The next-generation HR function has an essential role to play, replacing traditional leading practices and costcutting approaches […]

HR Issues for the Health & Social Care Sector

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Staffing needs, human capital management and growth are a priority for every business, but for health & social care providers, the additional consideration of patient safety and care standards add even more weight to the gravity of the HR role. With a growing demand for care and support within the UK, the pressure on social […]

Immigration Issues for the Health & Social Care Sector

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Among the challenges presented by the UK’s departure from the EU is the impact on international recruitment of health and social care providers that rely on staff who are EU nationals. With the UK now having officially left the EU, the imperative for the health and social care sector is to ensure preparation and readiness […]

Employment Law Issues for the Health & Social Care Sector

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Employers in the health & social care industry are dealing with a growing number of employment law challenges. An aging workforce, rising demand for healthcare services and moral and well-being concerns are driving shortages of appropriately skilled healthcare staff – all playing against the backdrop of Brexit and uncertainties about the UK’s future legislative framework. […]

Immigration Issues for the Oil & Gas Sector

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Oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea region remain reliant on the global talent market and international recruitment to meet workforce needs. Yet the current UK immigration system offers little to support the commercial realities of hiring in a globally-mobile industry. These issues are further compounded by the imminent overhaul of the UK […]