View and download ELA's responses to recent Government consultations
ELA's membership magazine, published 10 times a year, contains news, case reports, commentary and analysis.
View all recent employment law news from the IDS Employment Law Team.
Download the handouts from many of ELA's recent training sessions.
Download media pack (Word, 68 KB)
|The Highly Skilled Migrant Programme|
|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:
|17 Jun 2007||Commercial Immigration||Sally Adams, Kingsley Napley||Lecture Notes|
|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...|
|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...|
|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 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 Jul 2008||The Complexities of Employing Migrant workers||Alexandra Porter, Thomas More Chambers||ELA Briefing||Criminal sanctions have long applied to employers employing individuals subject to immigration control whose leave to remain is not valid or who have not been granted leave to enter or remain in the U...|
|1 Oct 2008||In Brief - New Points-Based System||David Cubitt, Osborne Clarke||ELA Briefing||Transferees need to grasp issues raised by the introduction of tier 2 of the new points-based immigration system this November. UK Border Agency guidance says that where a transferee acquires migrant ...|
|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...|