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COVID-19 Concession on Right to Work Check Extended to 5 April 2022

Friday, 03 September 2021

Employers will be pleased to learn that the Government has further extended the concession allowing Right to Work checks to be conducted remotely rather than in person.

COVID-19 Concession on Right to Work Check Extended to 5 April 2022

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Further Changes on Conducting Right to Work Checks - What Do Employers Need to Know?

Friday, 25 June 2021

Further guidance on conducting Right to Work checks has been published which employers will need to familiarise themselves with if they are to remain compliant.

Further Changes on Conducting Right to Work Checks - What Do Employers Need to Know?

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

Updated Guidance on Right to Work Checks to Take Effect From 1 July 2021

Friday, 11 June 2021

From 1 July 2021, employers will need to follow a new process when completing right to work checks on EU, EEA, and Swiss citizens.

Updated Guidance on Right to Work Checks to Take Effect From 1 July 2021

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

What's in the New UK-India Migration Deal?

Friday, 14 May 2021

The UK and India have signed a landmark migration deal which enables Indian nationals between 18 and 30 to live and work in the UK, and vice versa, whilst enhancing the processes to return Indian nationals who do not have a legal right to be in the UK.

What's in the New UK-India Migration Deal?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Employment Immigration

Updated Guidance on Right to Work Check Grace Period for EU Citizens

Friday, 26 March 2021

The Home Office has updated 'An employers' guide to right to work checks', which provides guidance on the right to work for EU citizens starting work in the UK between 1 January and 30 June 2021.

Updated Guidance on Right to Work Check Grace Period for EU Citizens

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Schools Immigration Update - Dealing with Post-Brexit and Coronavirus Issues

Friday, 19 March 2021

The effects of Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic continue to impact independent schools with international staff and students. This article explores some of the immigration issues which schools are currently grappling with.

Schools Immigration Update - Dealing with Post-Brexit and Coronavirus (COVID-19) Issues

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Immigration Reforms to Assist Tech Businesses Announced in the Budget

Friday, 05 March 2021

On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered the Budget - a statement that was keenly awaited to see how the Government proposes to help the UK recover from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

 Immigration Reforms to Assist Tech Businesses Announced in the Budget

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

Hong Kong British National (Overseas) Visas - What Employers Need to Know

Friday, 26 February 2021

On 31 January 2021, the UK launched a new immigration category - the Hong Kong British National (Overseas) route.

Hong Kong British National (Overseas) Visas  - What Employers Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Brexit Employment Immigration

How Will the Post-Brexit Trade Deal Affect UK Employment and Immigration Law?

Friday, 15 January 2021

On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU finally agreed a trade deal, in the form of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). Both sides immediately moved to claim they had been victorious in the negotiations…

How Will the Post-Brexit Trade Deal Affect UK Employment and Immigration Law?

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The End of the Brexit Transition Period - Reminders for Employers

Friday, 18 December 2020

Although the post-Brexit transition period will come to an end at 11pm on 31 December 2020, we still await news on whether a trade deal can be reached between the UK and the EU.

The End of the Brexit Transition Period - Reminders for Employers

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

New Immigration Rules Published for Post-Brexit Immigration Routes for Workers

Friday, 30 October 2020

Last week the Home Office published a Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules providing further detail on the immigration system that will apply to both EU and non-EU nationals after the Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020.

New Immigration Rules Published for Post-Brexit Immigration Routes for Workers

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It's the End of Tier 4 As We Know It (And It's Probably Going To Be Fine)

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

What will you be doing on Monday 5 October 2020 at 8:59am? Dashing from your office to the classroom? Sitting down at your desk with your first coffee? On your way to work from the school run, thinking about what the week has in store for you?

It's the End of Tier 4 As We Know It (And It's Probably Going To Be Fine)

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment Immigration

Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

Friday, 14 August 2020

The Home Office has published further guidance on the measures they have put in place for individuals whose UK immigration status may be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus - New Immigration Guidance Published

Articles & Blogs Employment Immigration

New UK Visa Category for Hong Kong Residents - What Has Been Proposed?

Friday, 17 July 2020

The UK Government has announced that an 'unprecedented' extension of immigration rights will be put in place for route which will allow many residents of Hong Kong.

New UK Visa Category for Hong Kong Residents - What Has Been Proposed?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Immigration

New 'Health and Care Visa' to Launch on 4 August

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The Government has announced that its new visa for foreign medical workers will open for applications on 4 August 2020.

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