“No Deal” Brexit Planning: EU Employees working in the UK

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If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a deal the there may be considerations needed for your current and future workforce You may need to:.

1. Review all EU employees currently working in your business and ascertain whether they are applying for “Settled status” by 31 December 2020. See the Employer Toolkit for further information.

2. EU citizens who wish to stay for longer than 36 months will need to apply and qualify under the terms of the UK’s new skills-based immigration system, which will begin from 1 January 2021.

3. If you have UK employees working in the EU, they may need to apply for similar status.

4. Carry out a strategic plan for your business and examine the need for further employees from the EU and whether you should talk to a lawyer regarding immigration compliance post Brexit.