Right to work

Home Office warns of delay in EU settlement scheme decisions

EU citizens applying to remain in the UK following Brexit have been warned their application may take longer to be...

Frontline health workers granted visa extension

1 Apr 2020

Home secretary Priti Patel has announced that frontline NHS workers whose visas are due to expire before 1 October will...

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Coronavirus: Home Office speeds up right to work checks

31 Mar 2020

Right to work checks can now be carried out using scanned or online documents.

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Ten key points about the sponsor licence system

4 Mar 2020

Gaining a sponsor licence will be crucial for many organisations under the new immigration system; but it can be a complex procedure.

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Top 10 HR questions February 2020: Coronavirus and right-to-work checks

3 Mar 2020

How to respond to the risk of the spread of coronavirus is the subject of February’s most popular FAQs.

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EU immigration hits 15-year low, adding to business skills fears

28 Feb 2020

Non-EU immigration has increased again but is driven by people - predominantly from Asia - coming to study.

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Points-based immigration: five things employers can do now

24 Feb 2020

Employers have been advised not to panic in reaction to the newly published details on the proposed points-based immigration system...

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UK’s immigration rules could create low-skilled worker ‘black market’

21 Feb 2020

The government’s points-based immigration rules could increase the risk of worker exploitation, human trafficking and modern slavery by criminal gangs,...

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Points-based immigration scheme shuts out low-skilled workers

19 Feb 2020

Low-skilled workers would not get a visa under the government’s proposed points-based immigration scheme, details of which have been published...

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Migrant worker salary threshold set to be lowered to £25,600

10 Feb 2020

Boris Johnson and home secretary Priti Patel are expected to announce their immigration reforms on Friday, which reportedly include plans...

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‘Brexit Day’: time to get your house in order, employers urged

31 Jan 2020

With the UK leaving the European Union at 11:00pm this evening, employers are being urged to use the Brexit transition...

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Brexit: future-proof your workforce (webinar)

31 Jan 2020

With Brexit now a reality, organisations need to ensure not only that their staff have the right to work in...

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Immigration: MAC recommends lower salary threshold after Brexit

28 Jan 2020

The salary threshold for skilled migrant workers entering the UK should be lowered to £25,600 to make it more affordable...

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Fast-track ‘Global Talent’ visas for top scientists unveiled

27 Jan 2020

“Top” international scientists, mathematicians and researchers will be able to apply to work in the UK under a fast-track visa...

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PM considers scrapping £30,000 migrant salary threshold

22 Jan 2020

The proposed £30,000 minimum salary threshold for migrant workers after Brexit is expected to be scrapped, it has been reported....

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