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Coronavirus Update - Changes to Right to Work Checks

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

The government has published updated guidance advice for employers carrying out right to work checks during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Update - Changes to Right to Work Checks

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Immigration

Coronavirus and Your Immigration Status - FAQs

Thursday, 26 March 2020

The government has announced new measures for individuals whose immigration status is affected by the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus and Your Immigration Status - FAQs

Brexit Articles & Blogs Immigration

Plans for Post-Brexit Immigration: They've Rebadged It You Fool!

Friday, 21 February 2020

In an early episode of the classic sitcom I’m Alan Partridge, Alan's long-suffering assistant, Lynn, is trying to persuade Alan to downsize his car in order to avoid job losses at his production company....

Plans for Post-Brexit Immigration

Brexit Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

Brexit - What's Changing for Employers of EU Nationals?

Friday, 31 January 2020

The UK will leave the European Union (EU) at 11.00pm (UK time) today and while there has been much debate about how such an historic event will be marked, many employers will be wondering what happens next.

It's Brexit Day - Now What?

Articles & Blogs Immigration

Cordon Yeah! Restaurants Celebrate Relaxed Rules to Recruit Overseas Workers

Thursday, 09 January 2020

Restaurants have long been suffering from staff shortages. As a result, the industry has been associated with immigration, with many high profile and household name chefs, waiting staff, and owners coming from overseas.

Cordon Yeah! Restaurants Celebrate Relaxed Rules to Recruit Overseas Workers

Articles & Blogs Immigration Independent Schools

Alternative Collection Locations - Is Your School Ready for a Tier 4 Audit?

Monday, 24 June 2019

Since 2015, schools and other education providers can register as Alternative Collection Locations (ACL) to receive the biometric residence permits (BRPs) issued to their Tier 4 sponsored students following successful visa applications overseas.

Immigration Law

Brexit Articles & Blogs Immigration

The Impact of a 'No Deal' Brexit for Employers of EU Nationals

Monday, 11 February 2019

Following recent events in Parliament, the Prime Minister has been instructed by the House of Commons to return to the EU to try to renegotiate aspects of the Withdrawal Agreement.

The Impact of a 'No Deal' Brexit for Employers of EU Nationals

Articles & Blogs Immigration Pharma & Life Sciences

EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019

As we get closer to Brexit, the EU "settled status scheme", which grants immigration status to EU nationals to allow them to continue living here after Brexit, is being rolled to increasingly larger groups of EU nationals.

EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

Brexit Articles & Blogs Immigration

Government Publishes Post-Brexit Immigration Plan

Thursday, 20 December 2018

The government has finally published its White Paper setting out its plan for the immigration system after Brexit.

Government Publishes Post-Brexit Immigration Plan

Brexit Articles & Blogs Immigration

Will Scrapping Skilled Migrants Cap Be Enough to Reduce Post-Brexit Shortages?

Friday, 28 September 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its highly anticipated report on how the UK's immigration system might be adjusted to counteract the effects of Brexit.

Brexit

Articles & Blogs Immigration

New Start-up Visa Route Announced During London Tech Week

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced plans to try to encourage more talented entrepreneurs from overseas to set up businesses in the UK.

New Start-up Visa Route Announced During London Tech Week

Articles & Blogs Immigration Independent Schools

New Tier 4 Guidance - Latest Changes for Schools and Their Overseas Pupils

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

In January this year, UKVI published new guidance for Tier 4 sponsors and students.

New Tier 4 Guidance - Latest Changes for Schools and Their Overseas Pupils

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

A 'Hostile Environment' - Are the Tides Turning For the Windrush Generation?

Friday, 04 May 2018

Recent headlines have highlighted the impact government policies are having on many lawfully present, long-term UK residents.

Charity Commission Publishes Response on Annual Return 2018 - VWV Charity Law

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

Pressure Mounts on Recruitment of Key Overseas Talent

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Employers looking overseas to fill vacancies for skilled and senior roles have been facing difficulties over the last few months with restrictions starting to bite on the popular Tier 2 (General) immigration category.

Pressure Mounts on Recruitment of Key Overseas Talent

Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare Immigration

Tier 2 Sponsorship of International Doctors - What GP Practices Need to Know

Monday, 05 March 2018

Following reports that the NHS and GP practices are struggling to attract and retain doctors from the European Economic Area (EEA), GP practices are increasingly looking further afield to try to fill vacancies.

Tier 2 Sponsorship of International Doctors - What GP Practices Need to Know