Brexit—legislation tracker for employment

The following Employment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Brexit—legislation tracker for employment
  • Brexit-related legislation of relevance to employment practitioners

Brexit—legislation tracker for employment

This Practice Note enables you to keep track of Brexit-related legislation of relevance to employment practitioners which is coming up or has already come into force.

For details of general employment-related legislation, see: Legislation tracker—employment.

For details of employment-related legislation in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19), see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—legislation tracker for employment.

Links to news reports providing full information on the relevant legislation are included where appropriate.

Brexit-related legislation of relevance to employment practitioners

Commencement date (unless otherwise indicated)Legislative change
4 June 2021Recognition of professional qualifications Under the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/574, provisions are made to amend Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Recognition of Professional Qualifications (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/312, in order to remove ineffective obligations on designated competent authorities in respect of alerts made before IP completion day, see LNB News 14/05/2021 66.
22 January 2021Drivers’ rules relaxed temporarily Under the Drivers’ Hours and Tachographs (Temporary Exceptions) Regulations 2021, SI 2021/58, the retained EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for drivers involved in the international carriage of goods by road and between Great Britain and Northern Ireland were temporarily relaxed from 12:01 on 22 January 2021 until 23:59 on 31 March 2021. It is said to reflect the ‘exceptional circumstances stemming from and

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