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|1 May 2008||A Guide to the New Illegal Working Laws||Robert Davies and Elaine McIlroy, Dundas & Wilson||ELA Briefing||It is important for employers and practitioners to be aware of the recent changes that introduced new criminal and civil offences relating to the employment of illegal workers. Sections 15 to 26 of th...|
|1 Jan 2010||Asking Immigration Questions During Recruitment||Matthew Whelan and Nick Hobson, Speechly Bircham LLP||ELA Briefing||An employer is obliged to ascertain an employee's right to work before employment commences, although careful consideration must be given to when to ask questions of applicants to avoid discriminating...|
|17 Jun 2007||Commercial Immigration||Sally Adams, Kingsley Napley||Lecture Notes|
|18 May 2007||Consultations on illegal working, additional paternity leave and trade unions||Employment News||
The Government has recently issued three consultations relating to the employment field:
|8 Nov 2007||Dismissal Over Mistake as to Immigration Status was Potentially Fair||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Court of Appeal, in Klusova v Hounslow London Borough Council, has confirmed that a genuine but mistaken belief in the unlawfulness of an employee’s employment under immigration rules is a potenti...|
|7 Aug 2007||ELA Response to the Border & Immigration Agency’s Consultation on the Implementation of New Powers to Prevent Illegal Migrant Working in the UK||Consultations||In May 2007, the Border and Immigration Agency (the "BIA", which is part of the Home Office) issued a consultation paper dealing with the proposed implementation of new powers (contained in the Immigr...|
|21 Dec 2011||ELA’s response to the Migration Advisory Committee: Call for evidence on the level of the 2012/13 annual limit on tier 2 and associated policies||Consultations|
|23 Nov 2007||Employers of Illegal Immigrants to Face Fines of Up to £10,000||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||The Government has announced that, from February 2008, employers who negligently hire illegal workers will face a new system of civil penalties, under which they could face a maximum fine of £10,000 f...|
|1 Oct 2008||Firma Feryn||Laura Prince, Clarendon Chambers||ELA Briefing||In Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding v Firma Feryn, the European Court of Justice was asked to determine whether an employer's public statement that it would not e...|
|16 Feb 2011||Government outlines reforms to employer-sponsored immigration||News from the IDS Employment Law Team||Employment News||
The Government has published a 'statement of intent' setting out how the points-based immigration system will operate from 6 April 2011. The changes include a limit of 20,700 on the number of migra...