Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visa Applications

In these times of changing restrictions many visa applicants will be wondering what this would mean for their applications. The position is different depending on whether the application is made inside or outside the UK. For those in the UK, the position was improved by concessions made by the Home Office. During the first lockdown […]

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Exceptional talent in Tech industry can now apply for UK visas in groups

From today, 12 November 2015, technology businesses in the UK can recruit teams of exceptional talent from outside the EU in groups of five. This forms part of the Tech Nation Visa Scheme, an evolution of the current Tier 1 Exceptional Talent scheme, introduced by Tech City to help attract high calibre tech talent to the UK. […]

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Imminent changes to UK Immigration system require immediate action

This Alert is essential reading for organisations that employ non EU nationals in their UK workforce.  From the end of November the current UK work permit scheme will be replaced with a new points-based qualifying system.  From the end of November employers who wish to employ non-resident workers in the UK will require a license […]

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Expatriates: A8 workers registration scheme extended

The UK Government has decided to extend the registration scheme, which was due to end on 30 April 2009, for two more years.  The scheme will now end on 30 April 2011.  The scheme covers workers from the so-called “A8 countries”: Czech Republic; Estonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Poland; Slovakia; and Slovenia.  Employees from A8 countries […]

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