Workforce WorldView

Our Labor & Employment Podcast Series

Welcome to the Workforce WorldView Podcast from Squire Patton Boggs. The series in which we discuss the very latest in global Labour, Employment and Business Immigration Law.

The episodes are intended to inform and educate in a convenient format for busy HR professionals around the world.  With speakers from our own Labour & Employment lawyers, we will provide unique global insights into practical and legal HR issues relevant to employers everywhere.

If there are any topics you would like us to cover, please leave us comments or contact us by email directly and we will make arrangements to discuss the issues that affect you. 


Available Episodes

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Episode 1: Planning UK Immigration Changes for 2024

Our UK Business Immigration team are kicking off our Workforce WorldView podcast series with a discussion on the changes to UK visa rules expected to apply from spring 2024, including a significant increase to the salary threshold for skilled worker visas and a revamp of the shortage occupations list. 

With the finer details still to be confirmed, Annabel Mace and May Cheung provide insight and clarity on the impact for UK employers. 

Listen to episode 1 here.

Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) Plans

The Home Office has been phasing in ETA for visitors to the UK since November 2023. This currently only applies to a few nationalities but will eventually apply to anyone who does not usually require a visa to visit the UK, for example, US and EU nationals.

In this episode, May Cheung and Magali Ferreyra discuss the impact of ETAs for businesses and their employees.

Listen to episode 2 here.