Global Employment Law Guides: Register Your Interest

Navigate complex employment landscapes across Europe and APAC with our global employment law guides.

With the global employment landscape feeling the effects of the most significant disruption for decades, it is more vital than ever to understand the current legal and regulatory regimes applicable to your global workforce.

Our country-specific employment guides cover key business jurisdictions in Europe and APAC and are an indispensable resource for helping you to navigate relevant employment law and HR issues.

Our 2023/24 Employment Law Guides for APAC, Europe and the UAE are coming soon and will be available to download shortly.

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For APAC, we’re producing guides for 15 countries: Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

For Europe, we’re producing guides for 12 countries: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

We’ll also have stand alone guides specifically for the United Arab Emirates and Armenia.

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China – Increased costs for employee severance, unfair dismissal claims and social insurance contributions

Whilst the central government usually requires minimum compensation figures to be increased at least once every two years, some cities chose not to increase the figure in recent years due to concerns around economic uncertainty, international trade tensions and higher levels of unemployment. However, many major cities have now opted to increase their average monthly

Poland – New regulations on transparent and predictable working conditions

The EU Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions has now been implemented into Polish legislation, effective from 26 April 2023. Some key provisions of the new laws that employers now need to comply with.

Ireland – New work life balance rights for employees

On 4 April, a new Act relating to work life balance rights for employees (called the Work Life Balance and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill 2022) was signed into law in Ireland, with the provisions expected to come into force over the next few months.

Ireland – New regulations on transparent and predictable working conditions

Probationary periods: Probationary periods are now limited to a duration of six months unless there are exceptional circumstances and an extension is in the interest of the employee, in which case the duration may be extended to a maximum of 12 months. Probationary periods can also be extended beyond six months if the employee is absent