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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.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education Immigration

Are You Sponsoring Tier 4 Students in 2020/21?

Friday, 26 June 2020

On 16 June 2020, the Government updated its coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance for Tier 4 sponsors and international students.

How Will Flexible Furloughing Work?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Immigration Pharma & Life Sciences

The Post-Brexit Immigration System - What Do Pharma Businesses Need To Do?

Tuesday, 05 May 2020

The Government has reminded employers of the need to prepare for proposed changes to the immigration system - to be introduced in autumn 2020.

The Post-Brexit Immigration System - What Do Pharma Businesses Need To Do?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Immigration

Health and Care Workers to be Granted Free Visa Extension

Monday, 04 May 2020

The Government has announced that all foreign national frontline health and care workers - not just those employed by the NHS - will be granted free visa extensions for one year.

Health and Care Workers to be Granted Free Visa Extension

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Higher Education Immigration

Coronavirus - Immigration Update for Universities

Monday, 01 June 2020

The Government has published further updates to the Tier 4 policy concessions which have been put in place in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus - Tier 4 Immigration Update for Universities

Articles & Blogs Brexit Employment Immigration

New Guidance for Employers on Post-Brexit Immigration System - Are You Prepared?

Friday, 24 April 2020

The Government has proposed changes to the immigration system - to be introduced from autumn 2020.

New Guidance for Employers on Post-Brexit Immigration System - Are You Prepared?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Immigration

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 (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus and Your Immigration Status - FAQs

Articles & Blogs Brexit 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

Articles & Blogs Brexit 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.

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Articles & Blogs Brexit 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