Posts tagged tier 2 genral visa

EU citizens move into UK; immigrant s...

EU citizens move into UK; immigrant student numbers fall

Figures published by the Officer for National Statistics on Thursday showed a statistically significant fall in net migration by 84,000 compared to 2015, driven by the number of EU citizens leaving Britain more than tripling. Some 43,000 citizens of so-called EU-8 nations, including Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, left Britain […]

The UK needs more immigrants

The UK needs more immigrants

The UK after its exit from the European Union and revealed that the UK is in need of increased numbers of immigrants to evade disastrous results for its economy.  The report that the aim of the government led by the Conservative party to reduce immigration levels to the UK by tens of thousands is based […]

Theresa May said the Conservative Par...

The UK's Conservative Party Opts For Brexit

The government would use the revenue generated to invest in higher level skills training for workers in the UK. May said that, were the party to be re-elected, it would double the Immigration Skills Charge levied on companies employing migrant workers to £2,000 a year for each non-EU worker by the end of the parliament. she […]

The UK’s Conservative Party Opt...

The UK's Conservative Party Opts For Brexit

UK will leave the single market and the customs union; and it will withdraw completely from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. Those who thought that a convincing Conservative victory in the forthcoming election would mean a softer Brexit were deluded. If the Conservatives win, as is widely predicted, Brexit will mean Hard Brexit. UK […]



The Home Office priority change of circumstances service offers Tier 2 and Tier 5 A-rated sponsors the opportunity to pay for faster processing when submitting a change of circumstances application, and it has recently been expanded to include another aspect of the sponsorship management system (SMS). For a fee of £200, sponsors may now have […]

Barista visa plan does the UK hospita...

Barista visa plan does the UK hospitality sector

Brexit visa for young non-UK EU workers is reportedly being considered by the government. It has also been welcomed by some coffee chain executives. It is an astonishingly complacent idea. Coffee chains are a small part of the UK’s tourist, hotel and restaurant industry, which the British Hospitality Association estimates employs one in 10 workers […]

India, UK discuss extradition, visa i...

India, UK discuss extradition, visa issue in first bilateral Home Affairs

India and UK held their first Home Affairs Dialogue on Thursday which discussed matters of extradition, deporting illegal immigrants, sharing of criminal data and curbing organised crime. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Maharishi led the talk with the UK delegation led by Patsy Wilkinson, Second Permanent Secretary, Home Office, and Government of UK. The dialogue also touched upon […]

UK Visa Costlier from Today, Exemptio...


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 […]

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 […]

Post-Brexit UK’s trade pact with Indi...

Post-Brexit UK’s trade pact

 “Britain’s current crop of ministers seem not to have taken on board that the attempted EU-India agreement foundered not because of the rest of the EU but, in substantial part, because Britain rejected it.   “Attempts to open the UK to more Indian IT specialists and other professionals (the so-called Mode 4) foundered on the […]