Backgrounder: South Africa: Significant Immigration Changes on the Horizon

The South African Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will present a White Paper on immigration to the Cabinet this month that proposes to overhaul South Africa’s immigration priorities and usher in significant changes to the country’s immigration system. The White Paper is expected to introduce a points-based system for work permits, new
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Backgrounder: Intra Corporate Transfer (Ict) Directive 2014/66/EU

The new EU ICT Directive offers companies with European operations a strategic route for mobilizing their workforce on short- and long-term assignments. By unifying procedures for multinational companies that are transferring third-country managers, specialists and trainees to affiliated offices, the new Directive alleviates the administrative burdens associated with multiple assignments in several member states. Recognizing
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Backgrounder: EU Enforcement Directive on Posted Workers 2014/67/EU

As EU member states implement a 2014 directive on posted workers, companies are facing new compliance challenges when sending workers on temporary assignments throughout Europe. New regulations require companies to provide notice to host countries before an assignment begins and impose new document-retention requirements. The regulations can be particularly difficult to fulfill when companies do
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