22nd September 2020

Home Office COVID-19 – Right to Work Checks

All employers in the UK have a duty to prevent illegal working and employers must check that a job applicant is allowed to work for them, before employment…

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2nd September 2020

The impact of Brexit on Immigration Law – what employers need to know

1. What procedures do EU nationals working in the UK have to take? Any EU nationals and their family members living and working in the UK as at…

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10th August 2020

A new Immigration landscape

The United Kingdom is currently in a transition period which is expected to last until 31 December 2020.   From 1 January 2021, the Government is proposing to issue…

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3rd August 2020

Good news on the new Points-Based System

The new Points-Based System which comes into effect on 1st January 2021 will require UK employers who wish to employ European nationals, who have not applied for Settled…

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28th July 2020

Details announced for Hong Kong British National (Overseas) Visa

The Home Secretary has announced details of the visa scheme for British National (Overseas) Citizens and their immediate dependents, which will be open for applications from January 2021.…

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30th June 2020

UK Quarantine News

In the Government’s bid to further and tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, since 8 June 2020, if you are travelling to the UK, you may be required to self-isolate…

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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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