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EIR Triangle 03

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  • TUPE

    Inbrief

    11 January 2017

    The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and previous versions of the regulations (which have been in force in the UK since 1981) implement the European Acquired Rights Directive, the general purpose of which is to safeguard employee rights in the transfer of a business.

  • Immigration law in Singapore - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Australia - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Philippines - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Macau - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Vietnam - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Thailand - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Republic of Korea - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Japan - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Japan. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

  • Corporate manslaughter

    Inbrief

    15 December 2016

    Under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (the Act), an organisation is guilty of an offence if the way in which its activities are managed or organised by senior management causes a death and this amounts to a gross breach of duty of care owed by the organisation to the deceased.

  • Race discrimination

    Inbrief

    15 December 2016

    The European Council Directive (2000/43/EC) prohibits direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in the workplace in respect of race (which includes colour, nationality, ethnic origins and national origins). This is implemented through the Equality Act 2010.

  • European works councils

    Inbrief

    15 December 2016

    European Works Councils are becoming increasingly common as a forum to negotiate pan-European issues.

  • Calculating holiday pay - the current position

    Inbrief

    30 November 2016

    The calculation of holiday pay has become a major issue of concern for employers, with recent cases indicating that the approach allowed under UK law of basing holiday pay on basic pay only does not comply with the requirements of European law.

  • Whistleblowing

    Inbrief

    29 November 2016

    Since 1999 workers who ‘blow the whistle’ on their employers have had the right not to be dismissed or otherwise penalised as a result.

  • Sexual orientation discrimination

    Inbrief

    25 November 2016

    Sexual orientation is a particularly sensitive personal issue, and also involves the right to privacy under the Human Rights Act 1998. An added complication is that individuals can choose whether or not to be ‘out’ in the workplace, so employers are unlikely to know the sexual orientation of all of their employees.

  • Corporate immigration to the UK

    Inbrief

    24 November 2016

    The UK remains an attractive business destination.

  • Alternative dispute resolution in the workplace

    Inbrief

    24 November 2016

    Workplace disputes are disruptive and, in many cases, expensive for businesses, particularly if they result in litigation.

  • Senior Managers Regime, Certification Regime and Conduct Rules

    Inbrief

    24 November 2016

    Banks and other financial institutions are seeing some of the most significant regulatory changes affecting staff in many years.

  • Immigration basics for retail, hospitality and leisure

    Inbrief

    17 November 2016

    Employers in the retail, hospitality and leisure industries are under particular scrutiny from the Home Office.

  • Sponsoring migrant workers

    Inbrief

    17 November 2016

    The process and requirements for sponsoring non-EEA national workers in the UK are complicated. At the same time, the rules are strict, and the consequences of noncompliance could be detrimental to both the employer and its sponsored migrants.

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