Further to our last alert of 10 December, we have an update in relation to new travel restrictions announced today, visa applications, changes to the coronavirus guidance and on EU citizens relying on a permanent residence document to naturalise as British citizens.
Our latest global immigration update on key changes to the immigration rules in global jurisdictions includes the European Union, France, Belgium, Ireland, Georgia, China, the USA, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama, Brazil, United Arab Emirates and Australia.
Niki Southern, Partner in our Employment Law team, was quoted in HR Magazine on Wednesday 23 September 2020. Niki was commenting on the updated government guidance urging workers to once again work from home where possible. Niki warned of the risk of further redundancies in certain sectors, as well as potential claims for unfair dismissal should employees lose their jobs for refusing to return to the workplace due to safety concerns.
Managing your Migrant workforce in the COVID-19 crisis
On Friday 3 April, immigration partner and head of department, Nick Rollason, hosted a webinar looking at urgent issues employers are facing during the COVID-19 crisis and answered some of the key questions being raised.
Calls for a public inquiry are continuing to mount and are likely to prove difficult to resist. In this blog, Sophie Kemp considers the framework for such inquiries, and the key issues likely to form the core of its terms of reference.