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Joanna Hunt writes for City A.M.: Businesses should demand the home office reform policies that create a burden and ‘hostile environment’ for employers
Press09 May 2018
In an article for City A.M. Joanna Hunt discusses the UK's immigration system creating a "hostile environment" resulting in a burden on employers having to check all employees right to work in the UK, or face harsh penalties.
Andrew Osborne comments for the International Bar Association: Supporting the workforce through Brexit
Press02 May 2018
In an article for the International Bar Association, Andrew Osborne discusses the negative impact Brexit will have on retaining and recruiting staff from the EU.
Press20 April 2018
In an article for HR Zone, Joanna Hunt discusses what the results of gender pay gap reporting mean for employers and workers of both genders, and more importantly what we can do about it.
Joanna Hunt comments for LexisNexis: Windrush children: ‘Change has to come and it has to come fast’
Press18 April 2018
In an article for LexisNexis, Joanna Hunt discusses the government's actions to expedite the applications of Windrush children and the impact of the ‘scandalous treatment of lawful UK residents’.
Sam Koppel writes for Accountancy Age: Is the accountancy sector facing an international talent crisis?
Press13 April 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Sam Koppel discusses the recent restrictions for accountancy firms to hire non-EEA workers who require Tier 2 work visas.
Joanna Hunt again writes for the Free Movement blog: Do the Immigration Rules discriminate against women who want to work in the UK?
Press04 April 2018
In an article for the Free Movement blog, Joanna Hunt discusses whether Tier 2 (the main visa route which enables migrants to work in the UK) is potentially discriminatory against women and hinders their ability to work in the UK.
Press22 February 2018
In an article for The Stack, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar speaks on the importance of foreign talent to bridge the tech skills gaps, power innovation, and drive our digital economy.
Press19 February 2018
Andrew Osborne commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which discusses the Director general of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Adam Marshall's call for the government to provide a clear statement of intent on immigration policy so that businesses can make decisions for the future.
Press14 February 2018
In a report published today on the Home Office’s delivery of Brexit in regards to immigration, the Home Affairs Committee cites Lewis Silkin’s praise for the commitment and hard work of UK Visas and Immigration’s European casework team.
Joanna Hunt comments for LexisNexis: Brexit: EU’s draft transitional arrangements put UK in ‘precarious position’
Press13 February 2018
Joanna Hunt comments in an article for LexisNexis, discussing the EU's ability to suspend the UK's benefits during the Brexit transition phase following the UK's departure from the EU.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Techworld: Will the tech sector stand up for immigrants after Brexit?
Press12 February 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments in an article for Techworld, discussing the possible loss of foreign talent in the UK Tech sector, due to Brexit.
Joanna Hunt writes for Lawyer 2B: Are trainee overseas secondments set to become a thing of the past?
Press31 January 2018
Joanna Hunt writes an article for Lawyer 2B, discussing the implications of the changes to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK for non-EU lawyers training or working in UK firms.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes for FinTech Futures: Immigration in the banking technology industry: a positive story
Press22 January 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes an article for FinTech Futures, discussing the tech sectors heavy reliance on foreign nationals to provide the technical skills required in the workforce. Accordingly, Brexit, and the potential to restrict access to that talent pool, brings additional concerns for employers.
Press18 December 2017
Lewis Silkin writes for HRZone discussing the surprises businesses should be aware of in relation to the prevention of illegal working.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: 'Breakthrough' Brexit deal provides as many questions as answers
Press11 December 2017
Joanna Hunt comments on the deal struck by the UK and EU, as well as the implications of the agreement, in an article for Lexis Nexis.
Press29 November 2017
Joanna Hunt has written an article for the Free Movement blog discussing the recent case R (A) v Secretary of State for Health  EWHC 281 which revisits section 175 of the National Health Service Act 2006 and the system of charging foreigners for health services.
Press27 October 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for The Independent which discusses how legitimate people could have their bank accounts frozen as a result of new policy that will require banks to carry out identity checks as part of the Government's latest crackdown on illegal immigrants.
Lewis Silkin comments for LexisNexis: 'European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 passes second reading amid concerns over delegated powers'
Press18 September 2017
Lewis Silkin has commented in an article for LexisNexis following the recent passing of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 in the House of Commons last week. The article raises concerns about the Bill, particularly regarding the proposed use of delegated legislative powers, the approach to devolution, and questions regarding the continued application of EU rights and legal principles in the UK.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: "UK’s responsibility to solve Northern Ireland Brexit headache—EU"
Press11 September 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for LexisNexis which discusses the UK's responsibility to find ‘flexible and imaginative’ solutions to overcome the challenges for the island of Ireland.
Press23 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lawyer Monthly on the Governments new position paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue following their statement of not wanting to establish a manned EU-UK border.