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Migrant workers are an important part of the UK workforce. Citizens of most European Economic Area (EEA) countries can work in the UK without special permission. There is a points-based system for non-EEA nationals wishing to work in the UK.
13 Jul 2020
People coming to the UK will have to join the Skilled Worker route, the Global Talent route, or the Start-up and Innovator route.
9 Jul 2020
Concern grows over the staffing of care homes once the points-based immigration system starts.
26 Jun 2020
Furlough and redundacy may force some skilled migrant workers to return home. Jonathan Beech explains the impact of job losses...
22 Jun 2020
Outbreaks of Covid-19 at meat processing plants in Europe and US raise issues over migrant labour and social distancing.
19 Jun 2020
For the first time since 2006, the majority of people migrating to the UK for work are non-EU citizens.
2 Jun 2020
Migrant workers played a key role in rebuilding the UK economy after the Second World War, so will they be...
21 May 2020
Policy switch over £400 surcharge for overseas health and care workers was driven by Prime Minister, health secretary indicates.
21 May 2020
The government has stated that non-EEA family members of any NHS, healthcare or social care worker who has died as...
14 May 2020
Organisations still hoping to apply for a sponsor licence before the end of the year are 'cutting applications to the wire'.
13 May 2020
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has launched a six-week call for evidence, asking business groups and employers to share their...
30 Apr 2020
The Home Office says migrants can request a new visa with extended validity.
22 Apr 2020
Proposals to extend the visas of NHS workers may not apply to as many people as initially thought, immigration experts...
16 Apr 2020
Several food growers have chartered flights to bring Eastern European workers to the UK to help with crop picking.
14 Apr 2020
Employees who were transferred to another organisation under TUPE after 28 February 2020 are eligible for furlough, the government has...