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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 […]

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 […]

Theresa May’s refusal to remove...

Theresa May’s refusal to remove foreign students from immigration figures ‘damaging UK’s world-class universities’

Theresa May is under mounting pressure to remove foreign students from the immigration figures after MPs warned that her refusal to do so is damaging Britain’s world class universities. In a report published today, the cross-party Education Select Committee calls for overseas students to be recorded “under a separate classification and not be counted against the […]

Brexit ‘barista visas’ pl...

'barista visas' plan

New rules are essential as, without a steady stream of migrants, many hospitality businesses could go bust, industry experts say. The Home Office is looking at plans for “barista visas” to ensure coffee shops and pubs are fully staffed after Brexit. Young European citizens would be able to come to the UK to work in […]

UK should aim for visa-free travel to...

UK should aim for visa-free travel to EU

The United Kingdom should look to obtain visa-free travel between Britain and the European Union following the former’s decision to exit the single market, said the ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents) on 4 April. ABTA, an association of UK travel trade, said that such a pact would help the tourism sector. After the UK […]

No Immigration Skills Charge for PhD ...

No Immigration Skills Charge for PhD level occupations on UK Tier 2 Visas

Employees recruited into PhD-level occupations will not be subject to the Immigration Skills Charge. Meanwhile any students in the UK on a Tier 4 visa who are able to switch to a Tier 2 visa (General) under immigration rules are also exempt from the fee. Initially, it was not disclosed by the Home Office as to whether those applying […]

Malaysians make the most of e-tourist...

Malaysians make the most of e-tourist visa facility

E-Tourist Visas have increased appreciably, ever since the visa scheme was launched at most Indian airports. A growing number of travellers who are availing this facility are of Malaysian nationality. At present, there is direct flight connectivity between India and regions of South-East, selective South and West Asian routes. Since its reintroduction, at international airports […]

India soon to allow 5-year multiple e...

India soon to allow 5-year multiple entry visa for UAE citizens

Indian Government intends to issue five year multiple entry business visas to the UAE businessmen from next month on wards and within a couple of months the facility will be available to tourists from the UAE and other GCC countries. Speaking to Khaleej Times, Navdeep Suri, and Indian Ambassador to the UAE said five year […]

‘Earn and learn’ Malaysia launched to...

‘Earn and learn’ Malaysia launched to grow and develop talent shifting the educational paradigm13

Malaysia is fast becoming popular for its high-quality education, boasting some of the top universities in Asia. In fact, the country ranks 11th in the world when it comes to the number of international students. For its neighbouring countries, Malaysia’s high education standard is also well acknowledged. India, for one, is where a great number […]

U.K. Can Only Cut EU Migration by 50,...

Cut EU Migration

Expectations of Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, who hoped that it would be possible to rein in migration to the UK by more than 66 percent after Brexit was in place,  are not likely to be fulfilled, a study by  Global Future, a think-tank which advocates immigration, reveals. It is said that British employers […]