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Articles by Shahjahan Ali

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: ...

Visas which expired whilst the person is outside the UK

Visas which expired whilst the person is outside the UK

The Covid Visa Concession Scheme launched on 11 January 2021 to enable UK visa holders who have been unable to return to the UK due to COVID-19 to res ...

New immigration system to go live on 1 December 2020

New immigration system to go live on 1 December 2020

The UK’s new immigration system will come into force at 9am on 1 December 2020, laying out the detailed requirements that employers and individuals wi ...