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UK Visa Costlier from Today, Exemptio...

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The Tier 2 category of visas, a route used by many Indians and other nationals from outside the EU, will undergo major set of changes under the new rules. Companies in the UK hiring workers from outside the EU, such as Indians, will have to shell out an additional 1,000-pound annual “Immigration Skills Charge”, announced […]

Brexit: EU citizens applying to stay ...

UK will be left in limbo for a decade

A new immigration system cannot be ready for several years, forcing the Government to keep the current rules to avoid what business leaders fear will be “a bureaucratic nightmare”. Any delay is potentially embarrassing for the Prime Minister, who has made regaining “control of our borders” her “red line” in the Brexit negotiations about to begin. […]

UK Visa Tier 2 immigration skills cha...

UK Visa Tier 2 immigration skills charge under Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence Scheme

Two top health unions are urging UK home secretary, Amber Rudd, to excuse the NHS National Health Service from the new, UK  Visa Tier 2 immigration skills levy applicable to non-EU overseas doctors and nurses. The British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) say the Immigration Skills Charge, which came into force […]

UK immigration: the newly updated UK ...

UK immigration: the newly updated UK Immigration Rules and Brexit

When it comes to UK Immigration we aim to keep our clients in the know. Our latest seminar did just that, with expert speakers focusing on the hottest topics within the industry. Taking place in central London, the session discussed two key areas of UK immigration for UK employers: the newly-updated UK Immigration Rules and […]

Barista visa plan does the UK hospita...

Barista visa plan does the UK hospitality sector a disservice

“For the very low-skilled we’ve recommended what you’ve called the barista visa, which is to allow young people to come for two years, no extensions, learn the language, have some fun, go home. So I think that covers most of that.” That is what Lord Green, founder and chairman of the Migration Watch UK think-tank, […]

UK Visa Costlier from Today, Exemptio...

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The Tier 2 category of visas, a route used by many Indians and other nationals from outside the EU, will undergo major set of changes under the new rules. Companies in the UK hiring workers from outside the EU, such as Indians, will have to shell out an additional 1,000-pound annual “Immigration Skills Charge”, announced […]

UK’s Conservative Party becomes...

UK's Conservative Party becomes more appealing to British minorities

The Indian community in the UK with its population of 1.5 million constitutes a considerable portion of the electorate especially in regions such as the Leicester or neighbourhoods in the London such as Southall, quotes The Hindu. Though the Indian community in the UK has conventionally voted in the favour of the Labor Party, there […]

University chiefs demand return of po...

University chiefs demand return of post-study visas

After three years of continuous slump in the number of Indian students choosing the United Kingdom, you would expect the thumbs-up for Brexit last June to have sent the numbers on a further slide in 2016. Not quite. Figures put out by the British High Commission in Delhi last week show that roughly 11,300 tier-4 […]

Why new UK Visa rules will be a dampe...

Why new UK Visa rules will be a dampener for Indian students wanting to pursue British education

After three years of continuous slump in the number of Indian students choosing the United Kingdom, you would expect the thumbs-up for Brexit last June to have sent the numbers on a further slide in 2016. Not quite. Figures put out by the British High Commission in Delhi last week show that roughly 11,300 tier-4 […]

UK visa vignette and biometric reside...

UK visa vignette and biometric residence cards

Amongst the confusion are questions about what the physical UK visa looks like, who is eligible for the biometric residence card, the 30-day rule during which the successful visa applicant needs to leave for the UK, and whether it is possible to make a vignette transfer application. The consultants at Breytenbachs Immigration Consultants have subsequently […]