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Immigration Site Visits

PBS licence holders operate under a number of immigration compliance duties. To monitor sponsor licence holders, UKVI relies on a number of sources - including immigration site visits, where Home Office representatives attend the employer's premises [...]

By | May 6th, 2018|Categories: Sponsor licence|Comments Off on Immigration Site Visits

Which SOC Code?

Matching the role you are recruiting for with the relevant SOC code is a crucial step when allocating a Certificate of Sponsorship to a new migrant worker. To hire skilled non-EEA employees under the Tier [...]

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Certificate of sponsorship, Tier 2|Comments Off on Which SOC Code?

MAC Interim Report March 2018

Interim Update: Migration Advisory Committee Report On 27 March 2018, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published an interim report into the economic impact of EEA migration on the UK labour market. It will be the [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Brexit|Comments Off on MAC Interim Report March 2018

Right to Work Checklist

Right to Work Checklist for Immigration Compliance As a UK employer, you are required by law to check and record the immigration status of every employee, as it relates to their right to work and [...]

By | March 9th, 2018|Categories: Right to work|Tags: |Comments Off on Right to Work Checklist

Right to Work Documents

Right to Work Documents: Guidance for Employers  UK employers operate under a legal responsibility to prevent illegal working, centred largely on duties to check, verify and record employees’ Right to Work documents. The Immigration, Asylum [...]

By | March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Right to work|Tags: |Comments Off on Right to Work Documents

Immigration Health Surcharge – How does it Work?

You may need to pay a healthcare surcharge, called the ‘immigration health surcharge’ (IHS), as part of your immigration application. You will then be able to use the National Health Service (NHS). You will however [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Tier 2|Tags: |Comments Off on Immigration Health Surcharge – How does it Work?

British Citizenship Fees

What are the current British Citizenship Fees and other Home Office Fees? To make an immigration, visa or nationality application to the UK Home Office, you will be required to pay the requisite fee. How [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: British citizenship|Tags: |Comments Off on British Citizenship Fees

NHS: Overseas Doctors Refused Tier 2 Visa Applications

NHS: Overseas Doctors Refused Tier 2 Visa Applications International recruitment offers a rapid and immediate response to the demand for qualified, experienced healthcare professionals in the NHS. So why is the health service being hindered in [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|Comments Off on NHS: Overseas Doctors Refused Tier 2 Visa Applications

Business Immigration in 2018 – What’s Ahead?

HR & Global Mobility: What's ahead for Business Immigration in 2018? UK business immigration is expected to undergo considerable change in the coming 12 months. For HR teams and global mobility professionals, it will be critical [...]

By | January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Business immigration|Comments Off on Business Immigration in 2018 – What’s Ahead?

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 [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on UK Immigration Rules Changes January 2018

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

Challenging a UKVI Civil Penalty

How to challenge a UKVI Civil Penalty As the Home Office continues to ramp up its activity against illegal working in line with the current political agenda, we’re seeing an increase in the number of [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: civil penalty|Comments Off on Challenging a UKVI Civil Penalty