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May
16
2019

Spouse Visa – Is your relationship genuine and subsisting?

For years many couples have become frustrated by the requirements for a spouse visa as the rules and guidance are difficult to understand. A significant amount of applications are rejected..

May
08
2019

Investing in the UK: The Tier 1 Investor Visa

The UK’s economy is extremely resilient and continues to provide foreign investors with a stable base to access European markets and beyond. Following the closure of the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur)..

May
03
2019

E-gates open to US nationals and six other countries from June 2019

The days of US nationals and nationals of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, and South Korea waiting in long queues for UK border control are numbered. From June 2019,..

Apr
24
2019

EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit

If you are a non-EEA family member and your family member has been granted pre-settled or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you can either travel or join them..

Apr
11
2019

Brexit delayed, again: The EU agrees to extend exit date to 31 October 2019

The UK has obtained its second extension to extend its exit date to 31 October 2019. This follows the earlier extension which extended the UK’s withdrawal to 12 April 2019..

Apr
10
2019

Burberry, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney: The Tier 1 Exceptional Talent route is open for fashion

The Home Office opened the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent route for the fashion industry on 6 July 2018; finally recognising the need for highly skilled and innovative fashion designers as..

Mar
29
2019

The new Innovator Visa & Start-up Visa routes are officially open

The government announced the closure of the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) routes on 7 March 2019. In their statement of changes to the Immigration Rules, these..

Mar
29
2019

Professional Sportsperson redefined

The new definition of a ‘professional sportsperson’ has caused chaos as it widens the definition of activities which fall within this prohibition. The government announced the amendment to the definition..

Mar
22
2019

Brexit Update: Is the UK leaving on the 29th of March?

The 29th of March 2019 has been an important date marked in the diaries of millions of UK and EU citizens. However, the events of last night may mean that..

Mar
14
2019

Don’t forget about us: Lower skilled workers

The government aims to have an innovative, highly skilled and highly productive workforce in the UK. There has been great emphasis on global mobility and encouraging the ‘best and the..



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