Posts tagged immgation uk

Labour plans to hike immigration

Labour plans to hike immigration

The Labour manifesto vowed to end EU freedom of movement, meaning a visa scheme is likely to be introduced. But under a document setting options for Labour’s post-Brexit policy Britain’s borders would be open to cheap migrant labour from all over the world – without the need for qualifications. Labour would allow immigration to soar even higher than the […]

UK Tier 1 (Post-Study) Work Visa will...

UK Tier 1 (Post-Study) Work Visa will not be re-introduced

80 percent decline in the number of non-EU students transferring to work visas upon completion of their studies. Tier 1 (Post-Study) work visa stemmed from a report published in October 2010, which found that three in every five visa holders were in unskilled work. The government’s recent report, referred to UK visas and immigration intelligence […]

Indians account for 57% of UK Tier 2 ...

IT companies with Tier 2 Sponsorship Licences sponsors most on Tier 2 UK visas

According to a report published in the Hindustan Times, Indian nationals secured almost 60% of the Tier 2 skilled worker visas granted by the UK in the year ending September 2016, despite UK visa numbers falling to their lowest level since 2014. Employers need to have both a Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence and a Certificate of Sponsorship for each employee they need to employ […]

Only Skilled Should Get U.K. Work Vis...

Only Skilled Should Get U.K

Britain should aim to retain visa-free travel with the other 27 European Union member states after its withdrawal from the bloc but only issue work permits to skilled employees, Migration Watch U.K. said on Wednesday. Refusing permits to unskilled workers would reduce the net inflow of migrants from the EU by about 100,000 people a […]

UK will pay huge price for prioritisi...

UK will pay huge price for prioritising migration curbs

The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that the economy of Britain has remained in good shape even after the Brexit vote last year only because the pound has fallen. In his unusual candid remarks regarding the long-term ally nation, The Dutch PM warned that a closer and critical analysis will reveal that the […]

India to be least affected by immigra...


Restrictions on immigration’s being implemented by some countries in the West were least likely to affect Indians. Perrin said this in Pune while inaugurating the new visa centre of VFS Global, a service provider for governments and diplomatic missions all over the world, in the city. Perrin was quoted by the Times of India as telling the […]

Malaysia announced free e-visas for I...


Malaysian Minister of Tourism and Culture, on 16 February announced that Indians can hereafter apply for a visa online for Malaysia from any location and receive it within two days. It will be free starting now and a processing fee of $20, or INR 1,342, will be charged. At a press conference arranged by the […]

UK announces scholarships of 1 millio...


UK government is offering scholarships of one million pounds (Rs 85.1 core) in 2017 to attract Indian students. India’s brightest and best students seek to pursue education at the best of universities in the UK. Were excellent education is bestowed. U.K is an effervescent and exciting place to reside and study and great importance for […]

Foreign tourists arriving in India wi...


Foreign tourists availing e-visas will now get pre-activated free SIM cards as they arrive in India, a move hailed by tour operators’ body IATO. Launching the much awaited service, Union tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said the talk time to the tune of Rs 50 will be available on the BSNL SIM card which will also […]

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK imm...

trade deal

Australia’s high commissioner to the UK said the country would want better access for business people working in the UK before reaching a post-Brexit deal. He said it might be possible to strike a deal within eight months of Brexit. Preliminary moves over a possible agreement had been made, he added. UK Prime Minister Theresa […]