The UK has entered into a new trading partnership with the EU under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. New rules now apply on exports, tariffs, data and employing people from within the EU.
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Impact of Brexit on Employment & HR in 2021
1 February 2021
On 31st January 2020, the United Kingdom formally left the European Union. The UK has now entered into a new trading partnership with the EU under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. New rules now apply on exports, tariffs, data and employing people from within the EU.
6 more months of UK-EEA free flow of Data
11 January 2021
The EU will continue to allow personal data to flow freely between the European Economic Area and the UK. This will come as a great relief to many organisations with European offices or parties to UK-EU relationships that require the free and uninterrupted flow of personal data.
Employment law look ahead for 2021
8 January 2021
This article investigates some of the key developments anticipated over the next 12 months, including the effect of Brexit.
Brexit: Are your employees working from home abroad?
24 November 2020
With a second lockdown in England and, with Christmas approaching, many more employees may have chosen to relocate for the next few months to see out the winter.With Brexit approaching, this could have significant ramifications for employers.
Importers and exporters– what happens after Brexit?
24 November 2020
The end of the transition period under the Withdrawal Agreement is 31 December 2020. At that moment in time, a snapshot of all EU law in existence will be imported into UK law.
Public Procurement – What happens after Brexit?
10 November 2020
The UK has left the EU but still remains signed up to the EU procurement rules until 31 December 2020. What happens next depends in part on the outcome of the EU/UK trade negotiations but also on the broader question of how the UK wants to run public procurement.
Companies Act and Brexit – practical considerations
4 November 2020
UK companies need to review the impact of Brexit on their governance arrangements. Governance rules are principally found in the Companies Act 2006 which is part of UK domestic law. For the most part, leaving the EU will have little impact on the way UK limited companies are required to operate under this Act. There are, however, some important changes that companies need to know.
It’s not just tariffs that UK importers have to prepare for from 1 January 2021. They will also be taking on new liabilities for defective products imported from the EU which cause personal injury or damage to private property.