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Changes to staff contracts

UK decision to invoke Article 50 of the TEU: More information

As of 30 March 2019, all EU law will cease to apply to the UK, unless a ratified withdrawal agreement establishes another date, or the European Council and the UK decide unanimously to extend the two-year negotiation period. For more information about the legal repercussions for businesses:

As an employer, you must inform your employees in writing of any change to their terms of employment. If the change is due to a change in law or administrative provisions, you do not need to give them a written document modifying the original contract.

If your employees will be required to work for more than one month in a different country, including cases of posting abroad, you must provide them in advance with the following information:

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