Brexit: Impact on Employment Law, Workforce Planning and Immigration

CIPD Training
Course summary
1 day
Professional Training

Course description

Brexit: Impact on Employment Law, Workforce Planning and Immigration - 1 day workshop - CIPD Training

Assess the impact of the Government’s post-Brexit immigration changes on your own organisation, and plan ahead for workforce changes.

Also, ask questions and get legal advice from our experts on specific issues faced by your organisation and how to tackle them.

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Course tutors

This workshop is delivered by:

  • Esther O’Halloran

Esther is a confident HR Consultant with experience gained from working in entrepreneurial and corporate organisations. Initial experiences in Operational Business Management roles within retail and hospitality sectors provide invaluable insight of both industries. More than 15 years senior HRD and MD level experience gained in well-known high street branded organisations. Strong practical operational background, multi-disciplinary skills, coupled with Business Savvy ability to link in key business measures and financial performance to HR processes, strategy and change. 

Esther recently Created & facilitated Workforce Planning and Recruitment & Selection skills one day workshops for Marie Curie, Context IS, Lexington Catering and Insolvency Agency as well as delivering CIPDs Strategic Workforce planning amongst others. 

  • Ian Robinson, Fragomen

Ian is a Partner in Fragomen's London office where he focuses on UK immigration. Ian has worked in immigration for 15 years, and has been with Fragomen since 2011.

Ian manages Fragomen's UK Government Strategies Practice. He works with decision makers in and around government, helping key people understand how the immigration system can better support business. He also works with Fragomen's Strategic Migration Forum to ensure that messages to government are consistent and compelling.

Before joining Fragomen, Ian spent eight years at the Home Office working on contentious migration and criminal justice policies. In January 2009, Ian took responsibility for the development and oversight of the UK's economic migration policy. His last role as a civil servant saw him play a central role in the design and implementation of the UK's much debated policy placing a cap on economic migrants. Ian also fronted an extensive Government consultation on the cap and worked with experts to revamp the UK's high value migration routes in Tier 1 of the PBS.

Workshop content

  • 9.30 - registration
  • Morning session (10.00-12.30)
    • Existing immigration system for non-EU citizens
    • Emphasis on flexible routes such as shortage occupation route, YMS, etc.
    • Broadening existing system to include EU citizens
    • Right to work checks
    • EU Settlement scheme
    • How to prepare for Brexit
    • Set the scene for implications for future recruitment challenges to link with Workforce Planning

During this session, you’ll also be able to ask questions and get legal advice from our experts on specific issues faced by your organisation and how to tackle them.

  • Lunch (12.30-13.15)
  • Afternoon session (13.15-16.00)
    • Introducing 3 popular workforce planning techniques – buy, build or borrow
    • Using these techniques to identify options to address lower skilled vacancies
    • Using these techniques to identify options to address higher skills vacancies
    • Case Study Scenario for discussion
    • Case study for delegates to work through using workforce planning techniques and risk management

In-house training

All our programmes can be run in-house, where we can tailor the content to your organisation’s unique needs. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is recommended for anyone who employs or plans to employ non-UK citizens, or deals with right to work processes and workforce planning.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Now, more than ever before, it’s crucial for all organisations employing, or planning to employ, non-UK citizens to understand the possible impact of the Government’s post-Brexit immigration changes on their own organisation.

This 1-day workshop will provide you with essential information on the Government's new post-Brexit immigration changes and how these will need to be implemented into your right to work documentation, processes and procedures. It'll also focus on how to address potential low and high skilled workforce planning gaps with information on proposed options and solutions.

During this session, you’ll also be able to ask questions and get legal advice from our experts on specific issues faced by your organisation and how to tackle them.

By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • understand the full range of migration restrictions that are due to be introduced in 2021
  • review your right to work checks alongside existing and the EU Settlement scheme
  • assess how the changes will affect your organisation’s workforce planning and how you might mitigate the risk of recruitment difficulties.

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