IR35 Changes (Off Payroll Working Rules)

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IR35 changes will affect the rules on engaging contractors for off-payroll working by extended the requirements to the private sector. The latest reforms were due to take effect 6 April 2020 but have been postponed by the Government in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Below we examine the nature and extent of the IR35 changes […]

Global Talent Visa (An Essential Guide!) | DavidsonMorris

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The UK Government has launched the Global Talent visa for individuals in the fields of science, technology and humanities to benefit both UK academia and industry. Replacing the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa, the new category is designed to offer fast-tracked entry to the UK for eligible individuals as part of the government’s wider vision […]

Tier 2 Sponsorship (An Essential Guide!) | DavidsonMorris

Tier 2 Sponsorship With Tier 2 visa sponsorship, companies are permitted to hire skilled workers from non-EEA countries where the role and level of pay meet current requirements. The ability to access the global talent market does however come at a cost for employers. Companies employing workers through Tier 2 visa sponsorship must observe a […]

Indefinite Leave To Remain | How To Apply

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Indefinite leave to remain Applicants face strict requirements to qualify for UK Indefinite Leave to Remain. These depend on which visa you are on and for how long you have been resident in the UK. Processing times also vary greatly depending on your visa class. In this guide, we look at indefinite leave to remain […]

Permanent Residence UK | How To Apply

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Permanent residence EU citizens may be eligible to apply for permanent residence where they can show they have been exercising their Treaty Rights for five continuous years in the UK. While EU nationals are now required to register under the EU settlement scheme to retain their rights in the UK after Brexit, permanent residence remains […]

British Citizenship Guidance | Eligibility & Application

british citizenship - the essential guide

British Citizenship British citizenship can be acquired automatically, by registration or through the process of naturalisation. If you have lived in the UK for more than five years with settled status, you may be eligible to apply for British citizenship by making a naturalisation application. Naturalisation is a costly process and you will lose your […]