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5th October 2021

EU nationals and travel to the UK

From 1 October 2021, those travelling with an EU, EEA or Swiss national identity card will no longer be able to enter the UK without presenting a valid…

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23rd August 2021

Home Office Developments

On 1 July 2021, the Home Office introduced a new Graduate visa route for the UK.  This route is for those overseas students who have completed a qualifying…

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27th July 2021

Ellisons Solicitors announces senior leadership changes in the Immigration team

Ellisons Solicitors has announced changes to the senior team in the Immigration department. Current Head of Immigration, Graeme Kirk will be retiring as a Partner and as Head…

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1st July 2021

Right to work checks

UK employers are required to comply with all immigration regulations and Home Office guidance, including the requirement to conduct Right to Work Checks before employment commences.  The Home…

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1st June 2021

Home Office right to work checks

All employers in the UK are required to conduct right to work checks against proposed employees before the employment commences.  The right to work check is prescriptive and…

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21st May 2021

Europeans travelling to the UK

There have been media reports that European Union citizens upon arriving in the UK are being detained by UK Immigration Officers after trying to enter the UK for…

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14th April 2021

Government Covid-19 Guidance – Jobs qualifying for travel exceptions

Several Countries throughout Europe are experiencing new waves of the Covid-19 pandemic and Boris Johnson has said that such problems can end up on our own shores and…

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11th March 2021

UK Inward investment by Chinese entrepreneurs and investors – The UK immigration options

The UK has for many years been the beneficiary of significant inward investment by Chinese Corporations and Entrepreneurs. There are many UK Companies owned by Chinese Investors and…

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9th March 2021

Immigration rules changed to help NHS plug vacancies gap

The Home Secretary changed the UK Immigration Rules on 4th March 2021 to make it easier for the NHS and social care providers to re-recruit staff from abroad.…

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8th March 2021

EU Settlement Scheme

On 11 February 2021, the Home Office announced that 5 million applications had been received to the EU Settlement Scheme.  The Home Office have stated that this included…

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