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12th May 2020

Expansion of the UK Sponsors Licence Scheme

Despite the current Coronavirus crisis, the UK Government appears determined not to extend the transitional period with the EU beyond 31st December 2020. This means that, from the…

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1st May 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice for UK Visa Applicants

The Home Office has announced new provisions to cover those foreign nationals who have received 30 day visas to work, study or join family in the UK, and…

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24th April 2020

COVID-19 Update for UK Temporary Residents

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all UK Service Centres for Biometric fingerprinting are currently closed, and the crisis has raised a number of important issues for…

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21st April 2020

Coronavirus update for UK Employers

1. New Guidance for Tier 2, 4 & 5 Visa Applicants The Home Office has confirmed that Tier 2 and 5 Workers as well as Tier 4 qualifying…

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6th April 2020

Carrying out Right to Work Checks: New COVID-19 Temporary Measures

Employers must continue to check the usual prescribed documents to assess an individual’s right to work. However in light of COVID-19, and the inability to carry out checks…

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The New Immigration Points Based System

At the end of this year, the free movement of EU nationals into the UK will end, with the new Points Based System taking effect from 1 January…

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26th March 2020

UK Immigration Update – COVID-19

The Home Office has made two very important announcement as follows as a result of COVID-19: 1. If you are in the UK and your leave expires between…

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Post-BREXIT Immigration Policy

20th February 2020

IMMIGRATION: What we know about post-BREXIT Immigration Policy

On 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom finally left the European Union (EU).  Many ask what has changed so far and the reality is, very little. The UK…

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10th February 2020

UK Immigration – what will happen in 2020?

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU) at 11pm on 31st January, we have now entered what is known as the ‘implementation phase’.  During this time…

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2nd January 2020

Immigration policy following the General Election

What with the strong victory for the Conservative Party in the General Election, as far as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is concerned, he now has the required mandate…

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