Key employment issues for companies doing business in Korea and the UK



22nd July 2021 | 9:00 – 10:00 BST



Associate Founder member Taylor Wessing are running an Employment Roundtable to explore some of the most significant issues companies face doing business in Korea and the UK.


What is the event ?


Ever considered doing business in Korea or abroad?

This interactive Roundtable is aimed at UK companies working, or planning to work, in Korea and at Korean companies active or interested in the UK. The very different working environments, cultural approaches, and employment rules in the UK and Korea throw up a myriad of issues that can confound even the most sophisticated of businesses.

This Roundtable will provide you with a series of insights to help you understand what you can and can’t do, what you should and shouldn’t do, and the context behind those rules.

Key Speaker: Sean Nesbitt


Sean is the Head of our international Employment, Pensions & Mobility team. He also leads of our UK specialist advisory services practices, including tax and financial services regulation. Sean’s recognised as one of the UK’s leading employment lawyers. He deals with all aspects of employment work, including executive employment and termination, commercial transactions, and business transfers.

Among key issues covered will be:


  • Acquisitions – rules on consultation, transferring employees, redundancy, contract termination
  • Moving employees from one country to another
  • Employment permits
  • Directorships
  • Local vs expat country managers
  • Enforcement and regulatory attitudes
  • Specific issues such as workplace harassment and discrimination
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