Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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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 ...

COVID-19: Home Office guidance – a changing picture

COVID-19: Home Office guidance – a changing picture

Now that travel restrictions are being eased globally, the Home Office guidance, which was introduced to help people manage practical difficulties pre ...

DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

DAC Beachcroft launches free immigration helpline for businesses

To help businesses navigate the immigration system, DAC Beachcroft has launched an immigration helpline which gives businesses the opportunity to have ...

Recent Immigration Developments for Healthcare workers in the UK

Recent Immigration Developments for Healthcare workers in the UK

Recognising the immeasurable effort and personal sacrifice that healthcare workers have made in the interests of public health and wellbeing, the Home ...

COVID-19 – Adjusted right to rent checks

COVID-19 – Adjusted right to rent checks

The Immigration Act 2014 made it an offence for landlords to let property to those without the right to rent. Under this scheme, landlords who are fou ...

What next for Right to Rent?

What next for Right to Rent?

On 1st March, the High Court ruled that the Right to Rent Scheme is incompatible with the Human Rights Act 1998 and declared that any proposal to exte ...