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812, 2016

Fluency Duty & Foreign Workers: A New HR Compliance Risk

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: EU workers, Global Mobility, Healthcare, Immigration compliance training, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Fluency Duty & Foreign Workers: A New HR Compliance Risk

The Government has published a Code of Practice aimed at helping public sector employers comply with their 'fluency duty' under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. Under the Act, public sector workers in customer-facing [...]

2711, 2016

Tech Start-Ups – Hiring from Overseas

By | November 27th, 2016|Categories: Business immigration, Certificate of sponsorship, Sponsor licence, Tech & Digital, Tier 2, Tier 4, Uncategorised|0 Comments

If you are a tech start-up, finding the right talent is critical to the future success of your venture. However, according to a recent parliamentary report, 'Digital Skills Crisis', the current domestic market is in short supply of skilled [...]

1911, 2016

UK Registered Traveller Service expanded to 16 new countries

By | November 19th, 2016|Categories: Business immigration, Education, Global Mobility, Student Visa, Tier 2, Tier 4, UK Visa, Uncategorised, Visitor visa|0 Comments

The Home Office has announced the expansion of its Registered Traveller Service to include 16 additional countries.  Membership will now be open to passengers from: Argentina Belize Brazil Brunei Chile Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala [...]

311, 2016

New Changes to Immigration Rules

By | November 3rd, 2016|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Certificate of sponsorship, EU workers, Global Mobility, Healthcare, Immigration consultancy, Sponsor licence, Tier 1, Tier 1 Entrepreneur, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|2 Comments

On 3 November 2016, the Home Office published a raft of changes to the Immigration Rules. We have provided a summary of the key changes below. For more information, or to discuss specific implications for [...]

3108, 2016

Biometric Residence Permit Checks

By | August 31st, 2016|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Global Mobility, Healthcare, illegal immigrants, Immigration compliance training, Right to work, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|0 Comments

When hiring citizens from countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), UK employers must carry out biometric residence permit checks to confirm work entitlements of each applicant and avoid the possibility of a civil penalty [...]