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Brexit overview: your people and Brexit

31 January 2019
Your people and Brexit

The proposed EU Settlement Scheme gives some comfort to EEA staff already living in the UK but the longer term picture is much more uncertain. As it currently stands, the free movement of workers between the EU and the UK will end and a new immigration system will be introduced in early 2021, which will be skills-based and will apply to both EEA and non-EEA nationals irrespective of nationality. Despite the uncertainty, however, we can help you take some sensible steps now to prepare your workforce for the implications of Brexit.

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Brexit and beyond: navigating the challenges ahead

Our Brexit hub provides useful information on the key areas that are likely to be affected by Brexit, the priority issues for any business or organisation and practical guidance to help you navigate the challenges ahead.

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Upcoming webinars

How to have settlement discussions with an employee

The Acas Code on Settlement Agreements provides limited guidance on how to conduct settlement agreement negotiations with an employee. This webinar, will provide practical advice and tips to help you to have the confidence to prepare for and undertake what can feel like a daunting task and a difficult conversation.

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Legal updates

Capacity at birth – care planning, contingent and anticipatory declarations

Our recent case of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust v CD is significant because it is the first reported judgment on the use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) to make contingent and anticipatory declarations in the event that P lacks capacity at a particular future point in time.

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Legal updates

State aid – guidance on applying the market economy operator principle to district heating schemes

A recent commission decision regarding the reacquisition of the Hamburg District Heating Network (Decision) has given some useful insight in to ensuring that investment in to a district heating scheme by a public body is done in a way which is compliant with state aid principles, specifically the market economy operator principle (MEOP).

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Legal updates

Churston Golf Club v Haddock [2019] EWCA Civ 544

The Court of Appeal has reinstated conventional wisdom by ruling that a standard fencing covenant should not be treated as a fencing easement.

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