The Prime Minister, Theresa May MP, has surprised Westminster and the country at large by calling for an early general election. The Prime Minister intends that the election will take place on 8 June 2017. She has called for it in order to, in part, overcome the ‘division’ at Westminster in respect of Brexit. It is a risky political gamble that might disrupt the UK’s exit from the EU.
In the recently revised guidance on the rights of EU citizens issued this week, the Government is asking for EU citizens to trust them. The message to this newly issued guidance is that nothing has changed and EU citizens in the UK do not need to do anything as a result of Article 50 being triggered. Most notably, they are actively discouraging EU citizens from applying for a document confirming their residence status in the UK.
On the 20th March 2017, the European Union Committee of the House of Lords published its 17th Report of Session 2016-17 ''Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses?''. As article 50 was triggered on 29/3, Jane Keir considers the family law challenges ahead.
We are still a long way from the finish line but at least with the publication of the Great Repeal Bill: White Paper (“the White Paper”) we have some clarity about the future course of UK domestic law. This blog by Iain Miller is directed at the position in relation to the regulation of law firms.
Candidates naturally worry before accepting jobs abroad - and sensible employers wishing to secure the best recruits should think about how they can help. In this article Juliet Carp looks at things UK employers can do to make employment offers more attractive for EU nationals now the Brexit clock is ticking.