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Employment Law
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners and other professional advisers are familiar with those considerations that both employers and employees should have before, during and after an employee relocated to an overseas office.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the key elements of the contract of employment that must be considered in the event that an employee is relocated to a different country;
  • Be aware of how an employee should be managed after they are relocated abroad;
  • Know what issues arise in respect of salary and benefits for an employee working abroad;
  • Understand those considerations that both an employer and employee should have in respect of tax;
  • Be aware of what consideration an employer should have when it comes to employers’ liability insurance;
  • Know what issue need to be considered when an employee ultimately returns home from overseas.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Case Update
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Cassley and Others v GMP Securities Europe LLP & Sundance Resources Limited [2015] EWHC 722 (QB);
  • Dusek & Others v Stormharbour Securities LLP [2015] EWHC 37 (QB);
  • Bribery Act 2010.

In this CPDcast, Merrill April, a Partner and Head of Employment at Memery Crystal, looks at the challenges faced when managing employees in international offices, both prior to, during and after the employee’s relocation.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 27:28

Date Recorded: 28th April 2015

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