Brexit – what does it mean for employers?

24 June 2016 | David Widdowson

After months of debate the wait is over.

Although the UK might feel like a very different place today, in reality very little will change immediately.

With no precedent, and after 40 years of integration, there is much left to debate and unravel.  The UK government has up to two years from triggering the exit mechanism to negotiate a new rule book to govern its future relationship with the EU.

Despite the prolonged period of transition, it will be important that employers consider the implications for their business and employees of expected changes that may impact employment law, immigration, freedom of movement within the EU, international assignments and employee taxation as well as remuneration arrangements (including share plans).

How can we help?

Abbiss Cadres is uniquely placed to help.  Our multi-disciplinary team offers the blend of skills needed to enable you to respond to and manage the transition across all these areas of impact for your business and your people.   As a founder member of the CELIA Alliance, we can help you address the challenges of maintaining an international footprint as the changes become clearer and take effect.


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