Disclosing Spent Convictions

A private members bill has been put to Parliament in July 2019 which would reform the law on disclosing spent convictions and rehabilitation periods under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If the proposals go ahead, fewer convictions will have to be revealed to employers, educational institutions, insurers and housing providers and in theory there will […]

Tier 2 Visa Requirements – Guide for Workers

If you are a national of a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland, you will in most cases need to have a visa to work lawfully in the UK. The Tier 2 visa is the main immigration option for foreign nationals to work Britain. The Tier 2 visa requirements are however strict […]

Tier 4 Policy Guidance: Advice for Students

If you want to study in the UK and you are a national of a non-European Economic Area country or Switzerland, you will in most cases need to apply for a student visa, known as the Tier 4 visa. In this Tier 4 policy guidance, we explain the visa eligibility requirements and the application process […]