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

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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 [...]

1605, 2017

Why you might not have to pay a fine for illegal workers

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: Business immigration, civil penalty|Comments Off on Why you might not have to pay a fine for illegal workers

The Home Office is continuing in its highly stringent approach to illegal employment enforcement. For employers, failure to meet your UK immigration compliance duties can result in a fine for illegal workers. Immigration breaches are more [...]

804, 2017

Remaining in the UK following a Relationship Breakdown

By | April 8th, 2017|Categories: Children, Civil partnership visa, Indefinite Leave to Remain, Marriage Visa, Sponsor licence, Spouse visa, UK Visa|0 Comments

The breakdown of a relationship between a couple with international backgrounds can lead to complex immigration issues, especially when one partner relies on the other’s immigration status to remain in the UK. Civil partnership dissolution, divorce [...]

204, 2017

Tier 5 Visa for Short-Term Skills Gaps

By | April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Certificate of sponsorship, Education, Sponsor licence, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Tier 5 Visa for Short-Term Skills Gaps

While the Tier 2 (General) visa remains the main entry route to the UK for skilled workers, recent changes to the Immigration Rules may precipitate employers exploring alternative immigration options to meet talent needs. Among the alternative [...]

3003, 2017

New Immigration Charge on Care Homes Employing Tier 2 Foreign Workers 

By | March 30th, 2017|Categories: Certificate of sponsorship, Healthcare, Sponsor licence, Tier 2|Comments Off on New Immigration Charge on Care Homes Employing Tier 2 Foreign Workers 

In the Government’s latest move to reduce net migration and revive the domestic labour market, as of 6 April 2017, employers will have to pay an ‘Immigration Skills Charge’ to bring skilled foreign workers to [...]

2603, 2017

Guide to UK Business Visas for Non-EEA Citizens

By | March 26th, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Global Mobility, Right to work, Tier 1, Tier 1 Entrepreneur, Tier 1 Investor, Tier 2, UK Visa, Uncategorised|0 Comments

The UK is facing a huge challenge in staying attractive for global business. Despite a backdrop of Brexit negotiations and the UK Government's pledge to reduce net migration, the economy will continue to rely on both [...]

2203, 2017

3 Key Triggers of Business Immigration Risk

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business, Business immigration, Global Mobility, Immigration audit, Immigration compliance training, Right to work, Sponsor licence, Tier 2|Comments Off on 3 Key Triggers of Business Immigration Risk

Employers may be surprised to learn that certain organisational changes can leave them open to breaches in immigration duties. Oversights and poor management of immigration issues can result in problems with retaining your sponsor licence and your ability to [...]