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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

The Continuing Consequences Of The Mac Review...

Following our previous update which set out phase one of the government’s strategy to implement the proposals put forward by the Migration Advisory Committee (“MAC”) in connection with Tier 2, phase two of these changes is expected to take effect from 6 April 2017.  This phase brings the following key changes which UK businesses will need to be aware of when taking on migrant workers:

  • Immigration Skills Charge (“ISC”):  The ISC is to come into for

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Open Banking - A Tech Revolution?

This week sees the launch of Stage 1 of the Open Banking initiative.   Responding to the concerns highlighted by the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) retail banking investigation, the Open Banking initiative aims to take advantage of the continuing developments in technology (and fintech in particular) to give customers more choice on how they manage their money and finances.  It will enable customers to share data securely with third parties, compare products on the basis of their own requirements and manage their accounts without having to use t

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New Provisions Of The Trade Union Act 2016

Following my previous update on the Trade Union Act 2016 which hit the statute books last year, the new major provisions are now in force effective from 1st March 2017.

This is undoubtedly the most significant shake up of the law of industrial action in a generation.

To stay ahead of the game, HR practitioners that deal with trade unions m

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