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Press24 May 2023
Supinder Singh Sian has commented in an article for HR Magazine discussing the impact of post-Brexit restrictions on hiring migrant workers.
Press23 March 2023
Linda Hynes and Declan Groarke were guests on The HR Room Podcast series by Insight HR. In this episode, Linda and Declan discussed the Employment Permits Bill 2022, exploring what impact it has for employers and the immigration and permits system in Ireland.
Press13 July 2022
Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that 19 lawyers across our employment and immigration team are listed in this year’s edition of Who’s Who Legal 2022.
Lewis Silkin recognised with top rankings in Chambers UK 2022 for Employment, Media and Entertainment: Advertising and Marketing, and Intellectual Property: Law Firms with Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys
Press21 October 2021
Lewis Silkin’s performance in the sector continues to improve following a strong performance in Legal 500, earning 69 individual and practice rankings – of which 6 are top tier practice rankings and 5 are new entries or improvements.
Lewis Silkin receives tier 1 ranking in Legal 500 UK 2022 for Employment, M&A and Media and Entertainment
Press01 October 2021
Lewis Silkin continues to receive strong recognition in the latest Legal 500 UK guide released yesterday, earning 67 individual lawyer and practice rankings – of which 7 are top tier practice rankings, 3 were new entries and 7 were improvements on last year.
Lionel Messi: Brexit threatened Argentine's ability to travel to UK. Andrew Osborne comments for Daily Express
Press09 August 2021
Lionel Messi was warned by a lawyer that he and other players could face difficulties travelling to the UK as a result of Brexit.
Press05 August 2021
Lewis Silkin is pleased to announce that 17 lawyers across our employment and immigration team are listed in this year’s edition of Who’s Who Legal 2021.
A guide to the new immigration rules for players coming to the Premier League and EFL: Stephen O’Flaherty writes for LawInSport
Press04 December 2020
With the opening of the transfer window on 2 January 2021, UK football clubs will be in uncharted territory. Not only will they face the prospect of signing European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss nationals for the first time following the end of freedom of movement, but they will also have to navigate the UK’s new immigration system (applicable to all immigrants) and The Football Association’s new Governing Body Endorsement (GBE) criteria (relating specifically to work permits for overseas footballers wanting to play in England & Wales).
No U18 signings, partner clubs and fast thinking: English football post-Brexit. Andrew Osborne comments for The Athletic
Press03 December 2020
The United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union will end in just over four weeks’ time and that momentous split ensures change is coming across all walks of life from January 1, 2021. Football is no exception.
Brexit: No clarity yet on Premier League clubs being able to sign Irish teenagers. Stephen O’Flaherty comments for The Irish Times
Press03 December 2020
The continued ability of Premier League clubs to sign Irish players before their 18th birthday from January 1st next year has yet to be clarified. This despite the publication this week in England of extensive new rules with regard to the recruitment of footballers from abroad.
What the new Points-Based Immigration System has in store for UK work visas: Joanna Hunt writes for Free Movement
Press02 November 2020
For work-based immigration, last week’s statement of changes to the Immigration Rules was in many ways rather anticlimactic. The last two years have seen a series of reports and policy statements setting out the government’s plans for a ‘new’ Points-Based Immigration System. The major changes therefore come as no great surprise.
Press02 October 2020
The fallout from this year's Covid-19 pandemic has proved a major influence on recommendations from the UK government's Migration Advisory Committee for changes to the Shortage Occupation Lists (SOL).
Press22 September 2020
Relocate Global asked immigration experts across the global mobility sector for their views on whether Brexit Britain was pro-immigration and what this means for business.
Press02 September 2020
Predictably, the coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented fall in the amount of skilled migration, overseas assignees, intra-company transfers and foreign student numbers. Now, experts are wondering how long it will take for the global situation to return to something approaching normal.
Multinationals gear up following Hong Kong BNO announcement: Kathryn Weaver and Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comment for Law.Com International
Press17 July 2020
A new immigration scheme that could give up to three million Hong Kong residents a path to British citizenship has piqued the interest of both corporate and private clients.
Immigration bill barring EU nationals accused of hypocrisy: Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for HR Magazine
Press22 May 2020
In this article for HR Magazine, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments on how the government’s immigration bill can be seen as hypocritical for its proposal to end ‘unskilled’ immigration in December, ignoring the fact that many low-earning key workers are EU nationals.
Worried that furloughing or redundancy could affect your visa? Here’s what you need to know: Joanna Hunt writes for Free Movement
Press21 May 2020
With the UK still reeling from COVID-19, a mega recession looms. The statistics are sobering; 8 million workers on the government furlough scheme, 2.6 million claims for Universal Credit since the lockdown began and the economy already suffering its biggest contraction since the financial crash in 2008. The economic outlook is ominous and workers fear that a significant rise in unemployment is on the cards.
The impact of coronavirus on workforces and global mobility: Naomi Hanrahan-Soar and Despina Stoimenidi comment for HR Magazine
Press05 May 2020
The impact of COVID-19 has reached almost all aspects of normal everyday life. One of the first areas to become affected was global mobility.
Government provides details on points-based immigration system: Andrew Osborne and Naomi Hanrahan-Soar write for Employee Benefits
Press03 April 2020
Andrew Osborne and Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comment for Employee Benefits in an article discussing how the Government provides details on points-based immigration system.
Press27 February 2020
Andrew Osborne comments for TechWorld in an article discussing the new immigration rules for post-Brexit Britain.