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Jul
03
2020

Immigration Update: More Visa Centres open, Air Bridges announced and the Office for Talent

The UK Home Office has announced the opening of further visa centres in the UK and overseas. This follows the gradual reopening of centres on 1 June, 9 June and..

Jun
19
2020

Applying for a Spouse Visa? Read the Updated COVID19 Immigration Policy To See How it Affects You

UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) have published further guidance on applying for a spouse visa, if you have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes allow those who have..

Jun
12
2020

Immigration Update: More Visa Centres to Reopen and a Review of the 14-day Quarantine Rule

UK Visa centres began to reopen from 1 June 2020, in a phased resumption of services. The second phase of visa centres are now expected to reopen from 22 June..

Jun
05
2020

Immigration update: switching concession extended to 31 July 2020 and 14-day quarantine rules from Monday

The Home Office has finally updated its COVID19 immigration policy on the ‘switching concession’, and despite opposition, ..

May
29
2020

Immigration update: reopening of visa centres and the 14-day quarantine rule

UK visa application centres across the UK and the world will start to reopen from 1 June 2020. The reopening of these centres will allow applicants to ..

May
22
2020

Immigration Update: Changes to the immigration rules, Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) for NHS workers waived and COVID-19

Immigration continues to be a key government policy, as it prepares for the end of the transition period in December 2020...

Apr
23
2020

Received a sponsor licence decision – these are the next steps you should take’

The long wait is over, and you now have a sponsor licence decision. If everything was done correctly, you should either have a grant, which means you are now licenced..

Apr
23
2020

Can you furlough Tier 2 workers?

Employers who are also licenced sponsors, have numerous staff on Tier 2 visas. Following the Government’s announcement of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers have been unsure on whether they..

Apr
20
2020

What is a Sponsor licence and why should you apply for one now? Part 1

The UK Government strictly regulates the immigration of migrant workers to the UK. As a part of its immigration system, it requires companies to have a sponsor licence before they..

Apr
15
2020

Government publishes further guidance on the ‘new points-based system’ for 2021

The UK government has published further guidance on the ‘new points-based immigration system for 2021’. The guidance re-iterates that all non-UK nationals arriving after 1 January 2021, will require sponsorship.....



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