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Guide to UK Youth Mobility Scheme visas

Guide to UK Youth Mobility Scheme visas

The Youth Mobility Scheme is a temporary visa that enables those aged between 18 and 30 to study, work or live in the UK for up to 2 years. Those appl ...

September 2021 changes to immigration law

September 2021 changes to immigration law

On 10 September 2021, the Home Office published a significant set of changes to the Immigration Rules amounting to 192 pages. Our summary below highli ...

End of COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks

End of COVID-19 adjusted right to work checks

Traditionally, employers complied with their duties to prevent illegal working by carrying out right to work checks in person with there being only li ...

Post-Brexit right to work checks for EEA nationals

Post-Brexit right to work checks for EEA nationals

Following the end of Free Movement, a grace period was introduced on 1 January 2021 which gave EU, EEA and Swiss nationals (‘EEA nationals’) as well a ...

Will a digital only immigration status for EU nationals be discriminatory?

Will a digital only immigration status for EU nationals be discriminatory?

Transitioning from Free Movement between the UK and the EU has resulted in 5.1 million applications for immigration status under the EU Settlement Sch ...

Work visa for international students - the Graduate visa

Work visa for international students - the Graduate visa

After a long hiatus, the UK is re-introducing a route for international students to work in the UK following the completion of their studies. Previous ...

Right to work checks for EU nationals post-Brexit

Right to work checks for EU nationals post-Brexit

When European Free Movement between the UK and the EU ended on 31 December 2020 EU, EEA and Swiss (‘EEA’) citizens and their family members became sub ...

Fairness in the Points Based System

Fairness in the Points Based System

The Points Based System, as it was originally introduced in 2008, was designed to be fast and economical which the preceding immigration system arguab ...

Budget 2021: New visas to attract highly skilled migrants and entrepreneurs

Budget 2021: New visas to attract highly skilled migrants and entrepreneurs

As part of the Government’s plans to rebuild the UK economy, the Chancellor announced today further measures to modernise the UK’s immigration system. ...

Brexit Workforce Implications: Webinar

Brexit Workforce Implications: Webinar

The Brexit Agreement has significant implications for many employers. In this webinar our experts Nick Chronias and Shahjahan Ali will be looking at: ...