UK Immigration Rules Changes January 2018

A number of changes have been announced to the UK Immigration Rules that will take effect from 11 January 2018. We provide a brief summary of some of the updates. For more detailed advice or specific questions, please contact us to speak with one of our immigration law specialists. Tier 1 Entrepreneur  The requirements for a […]

New Changes to Immigration Rules

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 you or your organisation, please contact us. Tier 2 visa Changes to the skilled worker route have been made following […]

Second Reading of the Immigration Bill 2015

Immigration Bill Update – The second reading at House of Commons Following our last article ‘Overview of the Immigration Bill 2015’, the second reading of this Bill took place at the House of Commons on 13th October 2015 and was passed with a majority of 49 votes (323 to 274). As a reminder, below is […]

Australian Company fined $175,000 for Australian 457 visa breach

A Federal court has fined a Darwin company, Choong Enterprises, over AUS$175,000 for paying overseas Filipino visa holder workers below the legal requirements and for illegally charging them recruitment costs. Choong Enterprises were brought to the Federal Court in Australia following charges of underpaying 10 Filipino workers that held 457 Temporary Work (Skilled) visas for […]

Maltese Individual Investor Program (Malta IIP)

Malta has recently introduced the Maltese Individual Investor Program (Malta IIP) which will allow applicants and their dependents to obtain a Maltese citizenship. The programme is aimed at high net worth individuals who are able to buy/rent a property, contribute to the National Development and Social Fund and invest in government securities. Terms of the […]

DavidsonMorris Immigration Training – Law You Can Understand

Commitment to client care has always been a trademark of DavidsonMorris. We particularly believe in sharing knowledge, which is why we have become famous for our webinars where we fuse legal, common sense, and practical applications when updating on various aspects of immigration law and the frequent changes introduced by the Home Office. The sheer […]

Oil and Gas safety awards 2015

Several companies in the petrochemical sector, and their employees, have been nominated for the prestigious Oil and Gas safety awards spanning across 6 categories. The awards are the brainchild of Oil & Gas UK, the leading representative organisation for the UK offshore oil and gas industry and jointly organised by Oil & Gas UK and […]

Legal Update – Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules

Tomorrow afternoon at 2:00pm, Patrick Lewis, recognised as one of the most experienced Barristers in the UK immigration field and former Home Office official Carla Thomas will give an overview of the Statement of Changes and assess how they will impact upon businesses and HR functions. In particular, the update will look at an address: Sponsors of Tier 2 […]

New immigration rules – summary of changes

You maybe aware of the Statement of Changes announced by UK Visas and Immigration. The publication is long winded and very lengthy. Here are some highlights…………. Changes relating to The Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category A change is being made so that successful applicants will be granted 5 years’ leave (rather than 3 years’). The […]

Summary of Changes / New Immigration Rules

You maybe aware of the Statement of Changes announced by UK Visas and Immigration. The publication is long winded and very lengthy. Here are some highlights…………. Changes relating to The Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category A change is being made so that successful applicants will be granted 5 years’ leave (rather than 3 years’). The […]