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Secondment Agreements – practical and legal considerations for employers

An employer can use a secondment agreement to loan an employee to another part of the same organisation or another employer completely. If done correctly, the arrangement can benefit both employer and employee.

The way employers carry out right to work checks is set to change from 6 April

The Home Office has announced changes to how employers undertake right-to-work checks for employees and prospective employees.

Immigration employment sponsor offer

From 11pm on 31 December 2020, migrants from the specific areas of the EU, no longer have the automatic right to remain and work in the UK. They have until 30 June 2021 to make an application under the EU settlement scheme. We have put together a fixed rate sponsor application package to support you.

How green does your business grow?

Leading finance lawyer Louise Duffy considers the relevance of green lending initiatives as we come out of the coronavirus crisis.  

Budget revs up support for electric vehicles

Short on time? Read our 60 second guide to the government’s latest budget plans for carbon capture and storage and electric vehicle charging.

EDF to develop hydrogen at UK nuclear plants

How the French energy major is planning to develop hydrogen production at some UK nuclear sites.

Net Zero Teesside project launched

A consortium of energy sector major players, including BP and Shell, back project to develop carbon capture and storage and boost local jobs and economy.

Worlds largest wind farm to generate ‘green’ hydrogen

Honsea Project Two may produce green hydrogen to power an oil and gas refinery in the North East.

Six of the best

Six clean technology pioneers win support from North East regional Clean Technology Accelerator programme

PM champions North East’s role in climate change battle

In his speech launching COP 26, Boris Johnson hailed the North East clean energy industry as leading the way.