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Jul
30
2019

Processing times for the EU Settlement Scheme application

The EU Settlement Scheme is now fully operational and with Brexit as a top agenda item for the new Prime Minister, we expect a surge in these applications. So how..

Jul
29
2019

Farewell to the Ankara Agreement

The Turkish European Communities Association Agreement (ECAA) was established under the Ankara Agreement with the aim to promote economic relations between Turkey and the Community. The UK became bound by..

Jul
29
2019

Brexit and TUPE

We’re nearing October and it’s still unclear what the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the EU will look like or if one will exist at all! It is also unclear what..

Jul
26
2019

Acas 2018/2019 Annual Report

Last week Acas, the Advisory, Conciliation, Arbitration Service, published its 2018-2019 report, giving us keen insight into current employment claim trends. ..

Jul
25
2019

Proposals signal end for one-sided flexibility

In a move designed to benefit shift workers and those in the gig economy, the Government has proposed workers should have the right to switch to a contract that better..

Jul
25
2019

The Government accepts MAC’s proposed expansion to the Shortage Occupation List (SOL)

The Government has announced that it has accepted the recommendations of the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) in respect of the expansion of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). The Shortage Occupation..

Jul
24
2019

Ancestry Visa

If you are a Commonwealth Citizen with an ancestral link to the UK through one or more of your grandparents, then it is likely to be the case that you..

Jul
23
2019

Immigration Update - 23 July 2019: Brexit & Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson is our new Prime Minister, at least for the moment. Mr Johnson’s speech today was conciliatory to members of his party, including the last Prime Minister. The speech..

Jul
19
2019

Health is everyone’s business: new government proposals regarding sickness absence and statutory sick pay

Around 100,000 people in the UK every year leave work completely after a sickness absence and 44% of people who are off work for a year or more because of..

Jul
18
2019

EU Settlement Scheme: What evidence to submit?

When you apply under the EU Settlement Scheme, you will be asked to provide your national insurance number. This will enable the Home Office to conduct an automated check to..



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