Migrate UK advises businesses – be proactive; do not bury your head in the sand

Feb 6, 2019

HR Magazine  Brexit: The latest

With little clarity from the government, what can businesses do?

Karen Kaur was interviewed by HR magazine for her insights into the actions businesses could be undertaking.

“There are some practical steps HR can take in the wake of all of this ambiguity, advises immigration analyst at Migrate UK Karendeep Kaur. January saw the launch of the government’s EU Settlement scheme, allowing EU nationals who’ve been in the UK five years to apply for ‘settled status’, and those who haven’t for ‘pre-settled status’.

“You need to engage with each individual because each person’s situation will be different,” says Kaur. “So HR has to ask its workers questions like ‘are you married?’ Don’t bury your head in the sand as an HRD. Because if there is no deal it could be that we only have a three-month transition period to get statuses sorted.”


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