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United Kingdom

UK: No-deal Brexit: workplace rights technical notice

The government has published a technical notice on workplace rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Workers in the UK will continue to be entitled to their existing rights, except that there may be changes in relation to:

  • employees’ rights on insolvency: employees may not be protected in the event of their employer’s insolvency
  • European Works Councils: there will no longer be reciprocal arrangements between the UK and EU

Government technical notice