DavidsonMorris – Immigration blog 2017-01-07T17:59:56+00:00

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812, 2017

Settled Status

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: Brexit|Comments Off on Settled Status

On 8 December 2017, the UK Home Office announced an agreement had been reached on EU citizens' rights in post-Brexit Britain. The guidance follows the previous issue of the 7th November 2017, where the Government [...]

412, 2017

When an Employee Loses their Right to Work

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Right to work|Comments Off on When an Employee Loses their Right to Work

What if an employee loses right to work? An employer's next steps All UK employers operate under a duty to prevent illegal working. Failure to meet your duties under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act [...]

2011, 2017

Sponsor Licence Revoked?

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Sponsor licence revocation, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Sponsor Licence Revoked?

Sponsor licence revoked: your next steps With the resident labour market falling short in skilled talent across many sectors, sponsoring skilled migrant workers has for many organisations become essential in remaining competitive and even operational. The [...]

710, 2017

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Supporting Documents

By | October 7th, 2017|Categories: Feature: Sponsor licence application, Sponsor licence application, Sponsor licence renewal|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you are an employer approaching the Tier 2 sponsor licence application process for the first time, do you know which sponsor licence supporting documents will be required as part of your application? 15% of [...]

110, 2017

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Key Personnel

By | October 1st, 2017|Categories: Feature: Sponsor licence application, Sponsor licence, Sponsor licence application, Sponsor licence renewal, Sponsor licence suspension, Tier 2|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Key Personnel What are ‘Key Personnel’? UKVI requires every business applying for a Tier 2 Sponsor Licence to nominate people to the following roles: • Authorising Officer • Key Contact • [...]

509, 2017

Sponsor Licence Suspended?

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Business immigration, Healthcare, Sponsor licence suspension, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sponsor Licence Suspended?

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Suspended? Consider your next steps carefully.  Sponsor licence holders are subject to continued Home Office scrutiny. From the initial demands of the sponsor licence application process, to the ongoing duties as [...]

2608, 2017

When does the Tier 2 Cooling Off Period apply?

By | August 26th, 2017|Categories: Business immigration, Sponsor licence, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|Tags: , , |Comments Off on When does the Tier 2 Cooling Off Period apply?

When does the Tier 2 cooling off period apply?  The Tier 2 cooling off period prohibits a Tier 2 visa holder from returning to the UK for a period of 12 months after the expiry of their [...]

1408, 2017

Global Mobility for Competitive Advantage

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Global Mobility, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Global Mobility for Competitive Advantage

How organisations can build competitive advantage through global mobility The cost of moving personnel across borders continues to cause concern for employers with global footprints. Compliance risks abound, and global immigration rules are continually being constricted [...]

508, 2017

MAC Call for Evidence – Have Your Say

By | August 5th, 2017|Categories: Brexit|Comments Off on MAC Call for Evidence – Have Your Say

MAC Call for Evidence: UK Business and Employers - Have Your Say! The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has been commissioned by the UK government to undertake a substantial research and analysis process looking at two [...]

3007, 2017

Global Mobility Senior Buy-In

By | July 30th, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Global Mobility|Comments Off on Global Mobility Senior Buy-In

Gaining global mobility senior buy-in: Driving change for impact and improvement Global mobility is undergoing substantial change. On an organisational level, mobility functions are striving to move beyond the administrative remit of a visa processing [...]

807, 2017

Preparing to Apply for Sponsor Licence

By | July 8th, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Feature: Sponsor licence application, Sponsor licence, Sponsor licence application, Tier 2|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Preparing to Apply for Sponsor Licence

To employ skilled non-EEA workers, UK employers first have to apply for sponsor licence. But a refusal rate of 15% suggests employers are struggling to get the application process right.  UK immigration rules are demanding on employers [...]

2106, 2017

The Immigration Bill & EEA Nationals in the UK

By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Brexit, British citizenship, British citizenship application, EU workers, Permanent Residence|Comments Off on The Immigration Bill & EEA Nationals in the UK

This article was posted on 21 June 2017, before the Government announced details of its settled status proposal on 26 June 2017. Proposed Immigration Bill has considerable implications for EEA nationals in the UK Brexit [...]