It’s been a tough year for the Property industry and for many employers focus has understandably been on survival during the Covid Crisis. However, a new Immigration System came into force on 1 January 2021.
The Quest for Adequacy: EU-UK Data Transfers after Brexit
Notwithstanding the holiday period, it would have been hard to miss the Christmas Eve announcement of a trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom, one week before the end of the UK’s Transition Period at 11pm on 31 December 2020.
Brexit - Contractual considerations for recovering debts and litigating disputes
At the time of writing this article the final outcome of the Brexit negotiations hangs in the balance. Amidst the myriad of possible issues to consider, one area that tech companies may have overlooked is taking steps to improve their ability to recover outstanding debts post Brexit.
Brexit Leave campaigners, including Boris Johnson, promised that a free trade agreement between the US and the UK would be one of the greatest advantages of leaving the European Union. However, the post-Brexit transition period ends on 31 December and as things stand there will be no formal trade agreement between the UK and EU member states.
The end of the Transition Period on 31 December 2020 will have an impact on business to business contracts between entities within the UK and those between UK businesses and businesses domiciled in the EU, where the governing law of the contract is the laws of England and Wales.
2021 Recruitment and the new Immigration system - Time is running out to get your Licence!
Surviving a global pandemic may be occupying many business leaders’ time but the world keeps turning and Brexit is not going away. This means that freedom of movement will end on 31 December 2020 and the Government is pressing ahead with preparations for the UK’s new Immigration system.
According to recent statistics, there are just over 317,000 .eu domains registered in the UK. However, once the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020, UK citizens and companies established solely in the UK will no longer be eligible to hold them.