Immigration Insights

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Sponsor Licence Revoked?

If an organisation with a sponsor licence does not satisfy the various compliance duties as required under the Immigration Rules, the Home Office has powers to take enforcement action. Where

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US Visa Waiver Program

The US Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows nationals of certain countries to visit the US for up to 90 days for business and tourist travel without the need to apply

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UK Visa Fees 2021

What are the current UK Visa Fees? The Home Office charges UK visa applicants a fee to process their application. How much you need to pay will depend on which

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How to Get a UK Work Permit

There are a number of work permit and visa options for non-UK residents. Obtaining a work permit for the UK will depend on a number of factors, including your nationality

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Business Visitor Visa UK

The UK business visitor visa is generally preferred by business travelling employees and their employers since the application process is typically less onerous than other work visa routes. However, the

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How to Avoid Employing Illegal Immigrants

Employers across all sectors are falling foul of immigration compliance and facing allegations of employing illegal immigrants. Under current immigration rules, employers operate under onerous duties for the prevention of

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List B Management Risks for Employers

An individual’s immigration status will dictate the documentation they must present to an employer to verify their Right to Work. Employees with time-limited permission, for example, are required to produce

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How to Manage Recruitment Immigration Risks

UK employers face increasing recruitment immigration risks when hiring non-UK nationals  Between July – September 2016 alone, UKVI issued £10.2million in fines to UK employers for illegal working. For employers, the

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British Citizenship Fees 2021

When applying for UK naturalisation, one of the key considerations will be cost and how much you will need to pay in British Citizenship fees. In 2021, it costs £1,330 to make

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UK Residence Card Guide 2021

UK immigration rules have been subject to extensive reform following Brexit and the end of EU freedom of movement. While the rights of most EU citizens and their relatives in

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