EU Settlement Scheme for EU Citizens (Post Brexit)

Post Brexit (31st January 2021) all employers need to be aware that employees who are EU citizens need to have applied/apply for the EU Settlement Scheme in order to continue to live, work and study in the UK beyond 30 June 2021

Eligibility for apprenticeship funding will remain the same in academic year 2020 to 2021 (to 31st July 2021) for citizens from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Employers should ensure that their employees, including apprentices, who are from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland and living in the UK are aware that they and their family members will need to apply for settled or pre-settled status through the EU Settlement Scheme in order to continue to secure their rights by 30 June 2021.

Irish citizens’ right to live in the UK has not changed.

You’ll need to continue to check a job applicants’ right to work. This will not change.

UK nationals returning from living or studying in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland will continue to be eligible to apply for an apprenticeship in England for a 7-year period. The 7-year period will begin on 1 January 2021.