11 February 2021
New data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the occupations suffering the highest number of deaths involving coronavirus. The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the importance of health and safety measures in the workplace. As such, this has been a top priority for HR and employers. Kirsty Churm, Senior Associate in the Employment discussed with HR Grapevine the duty that every employer has to take reasonable care of the health and safety of staff members and to maintain a safe working environment.
19 March 2021
Our latest global immigration update on key changes to the immigration rules in global jurisdictions includes Belgium, Ireland, Croatia, Singapore, China, the USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and South Africa.
18 March 2021
Nicola Finnerty, Partner in our Criminal Litigation team features in The Times looking at how the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AMLD5) can be seen as a crucial tool to crack down on financial abuse in the art market.
17 March 2021
FCA launches criminal proceedings against NatWest for failure to comply with AML rules - Nicola Finnerty quoted in GIR
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced on 16 March that it has commenced criminal proceedings against National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest) in respect of offences under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR 2007).
17 March 2021
As sponsors will be aware, for some Tier 2 (General) applications before 1 December 2020 it was necessary to advertise the role for 28 days as part of a resident labour market test (RLMT). When the Skilled Worker category replaced Tier 2 (General) from 1 December 2020, the RLMT was abolished. However, the guidance (known as Appendix D) clarifies that certain documents about the recruitment process of sponsored workers still need to be held on file.