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by July 9, 2016Published on
We now know we face an EU free future, but what does that actually mean for business owners, directors and managers?
The dust has hardly settled on the rather surprising news that emerged in the early hours of June 24th, the UK has voted to leave the European Union. Of the 33.5 million voters 52% cast their “X” in the leave box and now begins the rather onerous task of unpicking and re-aligning our relationship with the EU.
We’ve covered the topic on a couple of occasions recently and confirmed that it is very unlikely major changes will happen in the near future.
Many excited Brexiters may now be expecting immediate changes to laws governing our lives, including those impacting the workplace. The reality is that our decision to leave the EU is unlikely to lead to any sudden changes, in fact a large number of the EU originated employment laws are likely to be retained as they are broadly accepted as positive for staff and business owners. Now we know we’re Brexiting here below are the main considerations.
The fact is no one knows for certain the outcome of this decision but the objective must be to work through the mass of legislative and bureaucratic detail to deliver an outcome where our economy can not only survive but actively thrive. No doubt we will return to this subject in the future and as matters develop, rest assured we will keep you posted on employment related changes as they’ll impact you and your business.
If you have any queries with regard to the handling of any issues arising out of our decision to leave the EU feel free to contact Sally or Angela call 0191 2328451
December 1, 2017
In the words of the Brummie genius that is Noddy Holder; “So here it is merry Christmas, everybody’s having fun….” Well of course they are, as the business owner you’re laying on the annual festive lunch or dinner for your staff. Plenty of merriment being poured and sausage rolls scoffed. For many of us though […]
November 9, 2017
The recent New York Times expose featuring a Hollywood movie mogul has led to a global conversation on the topic of sexual harassment, specifically experiences encountered in the place of work. The spark igniting this discussion happened on October 5th when the New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and investigative reporter Megan Twohey revealed sexual harassment […]