People Management asked Karen Kaur for her comments

The benefit of the scheme was that it allowed employers and HR professionals to apply early and “spread a sense of security” through their workforce.

However, there is the potential for a huge number of applicants looking to apply.  Therefore it is more than likely that the system will fall over in the attempt to process millions of applications which will undoubtedly be flooding in.

So saying that, one of the aims of the public test phase is to combat any issues with the system prior to the nationwide launch in March 2019.

 

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https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/settled-status-applications-opened-millions-eu-nationals