LPF Employment EU UK Agreeent

Chapter six: Labour and social standards Article 6.1: Definition 1. For the purposes of this Chapter, “labour and social levels of protection” means the levels of protection provided overall in a Party’s law and standards62, in each of the following areas: (a) fundamental rights at work; (b) occupational health and safety standards; (c) fair working […]

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Brexit and Employment Law

Background It has been claimed that over the years of EU membership that  EU employment and social legislation has been a drag on UK productivity. It is claimed that the UK’s international competitiveness could be regained or increased by deregulation of the labour market. The UK originally opted out of the Social Charter, before the1997 […]

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Atypical Worker Protection

Fixed Term Workers An EU directive establishes minimum requirements relating to fixed-term work. The purpose is to ensure equal treatment of workers and prevent abuse arising from successive employment contracts. The directive covers fixed-term workers including seasonal workers. It does not cover workers placed at the disposal of an employer or user by a temporary […]

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Working Hours

Working Time The EU working time directives lay down general requirements in relation to the organization of working time. It deals with provisions of daily, weekly, rest, annual leave, night work and shift work. Working time is the period during which the worker is working at the employer’s disposal and carrying out his activity and […]

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Information and Consultation

Terms of Employment The EU has enacted a number of directives designed to keep employees informed of basic information in respect of their employment. There is a directive which requires that employees be told details of their terms of employment. It applies to all paid employees with a contract of the employment relationship. Some exclusions […]

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Employment Equality

Early Developments and Gender Pay The EU treaty provides the principle of equality of treatment in employment.  The provisions of equality have had a dramatic effect on employment equality through the European Union. This is a fundamental part of the common market.  The European Union has also introduced directives in the area of paternity and […]

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Workplace Rights UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice informs businesses, workers and citizens of the UK’s plans to continue workplace protections in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. This government firmly believes in the importance of strong labour protections. Amendments we are putting in place will ensure legal certainty […]

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Frontier Workers

Frontier workers The Citizens Directive and Free Movement of Workers Regulation makes provision for frontier workers. Frontier workers are workers who live in one state and commutes to work to another state having taken up employment in that other. It also includes a person who continues in a job having moved to another state. A […]

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Posted Workers

Posted Workers A posted worker is an employee sent by his employer to work in another EU state on a temporary basis under an employment contract on  intergroup posting or hiring out to a temporary agency. This might arise for example the employer wins a public or other contract in that other EU states. Posted […]

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Staffing

Staffing Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach A large number of businesses in Ireland have staff who are UK citizens and/or travel over and back from the UK. Likewise, there are a large number of UK companies that operate and employ people in Ireland including Irish citizens and other nationalities. A key […]

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Living and Working

  Living and Working Last updated: 28 February 2019 Published: 27 February 2019 From: Department of the Taoiseach Travelling & Visas Social welfare rights & entitlements Health Education Voting Driving There are large numbers of Irish citizens living and working in the UK, and British citizens living and working in Ireland, and this will continue […]

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Social Insurance

Amendments to the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 2005 Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection Introduction This Part sets out proposed amendments to the Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act 2005 with regard to the continuation of a range of social welfare payments. The amendments set out are intended  to give the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection […]

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Enterprise and Training Supports

July 2019 Enterprise Supports Across Government, various departments and their agencies/bodies have substantially reoriented their suites of enterprise supports, strategies and structures to cover the spectrum of potential Brexit impacts. These range from preparedness vouchers, liquidity support through short term working capital loans for SMEs impacted by Brexit, and restructuring aid for businesses in severe […]

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State Pensions for EU Citizens

Benefits and pensions for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens in the UK if there’s a no-deal Brexit This guidance explains the rights of EU, European Economic Area (EEA) and Swiss citizens to UK benefits and pensions if there’s a no-deal Brexit. Published 18 December 2018 Last updated 16 August 2019 — see all updates From: […]

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HMRC Employer Bulletin

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Transborder Personal Tax Relief [Ireland]

Introduction This instruction gives details of the relief contained in Section 825A TCA 1997 for individuals who are resident in the State but who commute to their place of work outside the State. Reduction in income tax for certain income earned outside the State Section 825A TCA 1997 is designed to give income tax relief to individuals who are resident […]

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Double Tax Relief Employees

Overview The purpose of this article is to set out in broad terms, the risks of taxation and double taxation applying to personnel who spend considerable time in the UK. It is designed to give a flavour of the compliance obligations that arise from employees where they are working in two countries. It is meant […]

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Health and Safety Guidance

Health and Safety Executive information if the UK leaves the EU without a deal This guidance explains how a range of areas regulated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) may be affected if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Published 19 December 2018 From: Health and Safety Executive Contents Organisational compliance Importing […]

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State Pensions UK Parliament

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Private Pensions UK Parliament

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EU Employment Law UK Parliament

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EU Withdrawal Note Pensions Schemes

Brussels, 27 April 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS INSTITUTIONS FOR OCCUPATIONAL RETIREMENT PROVISION The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that unless a ratified withdrawal agreement1 establishes another date or the period is […]

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EU Withdrawal Note Workers’ Councils

Brussels, 28 March 2018 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS RULES IN THE FIELD OF INFORMATION AND CONSULTATION OF WORKERS AT TRANSNATIONAL LEVEL The United Kingdom submitted on 29 March 2017 the notification of its intention to withdraw from the Union pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This means that, unless a ratified withdrawal […]

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Benefits & Pensions in EU 2021 UK Guidance

Benefits and pensions for UK nationals in the EEA or Switzerland This guidance explains the rights of UK nationals in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to benefits and pensions from 1 February 2020. Published 24 January 2020 Last updated 13 July 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Work and Pensions Contents UK […]

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European Pension Body

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) The 2008 financial crisis brought to light shortcomings in European Union (EU) financial supervision. Based in Frankfurt, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) was created in 2010 to prevent the risks of destabilising the insurance sector. Regulation (EU) No 1094/2010 of the European Parliament and of […]

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