Brexit Update – Repeal Bill Confirms No Immediate Changes To Workers’ Rights

Turning another page on the lengthy Brexit saga, The Repeal Bill, otherwise known as the pithy ‘European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’, was published in July. This weighty 66-page tome, confirmed that EU-derived legislation including the Working Time Directive, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and TUPE will continue to apply once the UK leaves the EU. Until now, there has been confusion particularly around the GDPR. Though it was already expected that existing pieces of legislation would continue to apply, the GDPR is a work in progress and won’t commence until…