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New Criminal Records Checks for Tier 2 Visas - What Does It Mean for You?

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

From 6 April 2017, nursery, primary and secondary school teachers applying for Tier 2 visas outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates in support of their applications.

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Articles & Blogs Immigration Independent Schools

Important Changes to Tier 4 from April 2017 - What You Need to Know

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

On 16 March, the Home Office published 269 pages of changes to the Immigration Rules. Buried in the detail are some significant changes for independent school sponsors.

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Articles & Blogs Immigration Pharma & Life Sciences

Concerns Mount Over Recruitment in Pharma Sector After Brexit - How Could it Affect Your Business?

Wednesday, 01 March 2017

EU nationals are turning down jobs from UK pharmaceutical companies over concerns about the UK's relationship with the EU following the Brexit vote last year, according to recent reports.

Concerns Mount Over Recruitment in Pharma Sector After Brexit - How Could it Affect Your Business?

Articles & Blogs Higher Education Immigration

New Rules for Tier 2 Foreign Workers - What You Need to be Aware of

Friday, 03 February 2017

From 6 April 2017, skilled workers applying for Tier 2 visas outside the UK will need to provide criminal record certificates...

New Rules for Tier 2 Foreign Workers - What You Need to be Aware of

Articles & Blogs Brexit Higher Education Immigration

Brexit - What Does It Mean for Your International Students?

Friday, 27 January 2017

Much of the discussion following the UK's referendum on leaving the EU has been about how Brexit will be implemented.

Brexit - What Does It Mean for Your International Students?

Articles & Blogs Brexit Immigration

Theresa May's Brexit Plan Explained - How it Will Affect EU Nationals Living in The UK

Friday, 20 January 2017

In her speech on 17 January 2017 setting out the government's objectives for exiting the EU, Theresa May commented on a number of immigration issues that will have a significant impact on both EU nationals currently in the UK and their employers.

Theresa May's Brexit Plan Explained - How it Will Affect EU Nationals Living in The UK

Articles & Blogs Immigration

New Powers for Immigration Officers to Shut Down Businesses

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

From 25 November 2016 Immigration Officers will have tough new powers allowing them to close down business premises where they believe the business has repeatedly employed illegal workers.


Articles & Blogs Immigration

New Immigration Rules affecting Tier 2 and Tier 4

Tuesday, 08 November 2016

On 3 November 2016 the Home Office announced forthcoming changes to the Immigration Rules


News Brexit Immigration

Brexit - The Latest on Rights of EU Citizens Currently Living in the UK

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Following the UK General Election on June 8, the UK's negotiations with the EU for Brexit have now formally started.

Brexit - The Latest on Rights of EU Citizens Currently Living in the UK

Articles & Blogs Immigration

Immigration Q&A after Brexit

Thursday, 07 July 2016

We have been contacted by many EEA nationals and their employers concerned about their ability to continue living and working in the UK - questions answered here


Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Employment Immigration

Withdrawal of COVID-19 Right to Work Checking Concession from 17 May 2021

Friday, 30 April 2021

On 30 March 2020, the Government introduced temporary changes to the way in which employers can carry out right to work checks. However, it has now been announced that those temporary arrangements will end on 16 May 2021.

Withdrawal of COVID-19 Right to Work Checking Concession from 17 May 2021