Posts tagged Tier 2 sponsors

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 […]

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 […]

The Prime Minister’s proposed i...

The Prime Minister's proposed immigration policies include raising the minimum income requirement and fining companies

Home Secretary, she repeatedly bent over backwards to placate her party’s nonsensically loyal legions by constantly shifting goalposts and fiddling with rock-hard visa pathways in order to feign productivity and make out like she had the fantastical ability to reverse decades of globalisation. NHS health surcharge to ensure taxpaying foreigners were charged twice for the same […]

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 […]

MORE PRIORITY SERVICES FOR TIER 2 SPO...

MORE PRIORITY SERVICES FOR TIER 2 SPONSORS

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 […]

UK PM May’s stand to cut immigration ...

UK PM May’s stand to cut immigration below 100,000 could damage ties with India

British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to stick to her party’s pledge to cut the migration figures down to “tens of thousands”, evoking a strong reaction from Liberal Democrats who warned that her tough stand will damage ties with countries like India. The Prime Minister said it was important to hit this target given the […]

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 […]

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 employers will take on immigration...

UK employers will take on immigration enforcement, say experts

Employers in Britain will have to take more responsibility for enforcing immigration rules after Brexit because the Home Office does not have the manpower to monitor EU migrants as well as those from the rest of the world, experts warn. Although the government has not yet revealed the details of its new immigration system, it […]