PUBLISHED: 15:37 01 May 2019 James Carr Ipswich law firm Prettys offer advice on how businesses can protect EU employess after Brexit. Picture: GETTY IMAGES Getty Images An Ipswich lawyer is calling on the government to help businesses prepare for the post-Brexit skills shortage expected to hit the UK. Matthew Cole, employment partner at Ipswich�s Prettys law firm. Photo: Prettys.At the end of last year there were more than 3.5m foreign workers employed in the UK – with two-thirds coming from the EU.Matthew Cole, employment partner at Ipswich's Prettys law firm, believes companies must take vital steps to hold on to their international employees. MORE: Cocaine infested shrimp found in Suffolk rivers “The most important step that an employer can take is to encourage any EU workers to apply for settled status and be proactive in providing information required,” said Mr Cole.“Settled status means that the rights of EU citizens … [Read more...] about How businesses can protect EU workers after Brexit
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Robots descended on Fallowfield this week - but not in a post-apocalyptic way. These handy tools, some as small as your arm and others as tall as a fully grown adult, were on display at a Manchester trade show to show the power of 'cobots'. Cobots are 'collaborative robots' designed to work with humans - and in some cases to replace them, exhibitors at the Universal Robots’ Cobot Automation Tour told the M.E.N. Last month it was reported that EU migration had fallen to its lowest level in ten years - and automation experts argue that … [Read more...] about Could these robots replace EU workers after Brexit?
News / UK and world by Press Association March 6, 2019, 4:52 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Business Secretary Greg Clark has defended plans to give Parliament a vote on whether new EU workplace rules should become UK law. New measures to protect workers’ rights after Brexit were roundly rejected by unions and Labour as “flimsy” and “deeply disappointing” after they were unveiled by the Prime Minister. But in a Commons statement on the protection of workers’ rights after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, Mr Clark said it was not right for them to automatically move onto the UK statute book. He outlined the mechanism, which will see Parliament given the opportunity “at least every six months to consider any changes to EU workers’ rights and health and safety standards in the workplace”. The Cabinet minister said this will “combine well our determination to honour the … [Read more...] about ‘Flimsy’ plans to protect workers after Brexit defended by Business Secretary
May’s measures to protect workers after Brexit flimsy, say unions BelfastTelegraph.co.uk New measures to protect workers’ rights after Brexit have been roundly rejected by unions and Labour as “flimsy” and “deeply disappointing” after they were unveiled by the Prime Minister. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/mays-measures-to-protect-workers-after-brexit-flimsy-say-unions-37884197.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37884194.ece/6ee3f/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_12d326ed-7048-4628-9f03-9dd58419d7af_1 Email New measures to protect workers’ rights after Brexit have been roundly rejected by unions and Labour as “flimsy” and “deeply disappointing” after they were unveiled by the Prime Minister. Under the proposals, MPs will be allowed to vote on whether to take new EU workplace rules, rather than them being automatically written into UK law. Union leaders warned the measures will risk UK … [Read more...] about May’s measures to protect workers after Brexit flimsy, say unions
0 Have your say THE Government should encourage EU workers to come to the UK after Brexit to help tackle “biting” skills shortages in areas such as health and social care, according to the chief executive of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). Neil Carberry, who heads the professional body for the UK recruitment industry, also called on the Government to take steps to avoid a no deal Brexit, because he feared it could create barriers to trade that would damage the UK’s economy. Mr Carberry, who previously held senior roles at the Confederation of British Industry and the Low Pay Commission, said EU nationals were needed to help fill labour shortages.He said multinational teams are needed at highly skilled levels, where teams are serving clients in many countries from the UK.He added: “In areas like hospitality, health and social care, and logistics we are already seeing shortages biting. “In logistics last year … [Read more...] about We will need EU workers after Brexit to tackle ‘biting’ skills shortages, says CEO of REC