Posts tagged UK visa

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 […]

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 […]

Visa worries: Indian students look be...

UK for B-school courses

Indian students interested in overseas business education are particularly concerned about political noises in the US and the Brexit fallout in the UK New Delhi: Restrictive immigration policies in countries like the US and the UK are driving away Indian students looking to pursue management education abroad, a survey by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) showed. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorsh...

Tier 2 Visa Certificates of Sponsorship for UK Visas Available for Allocation in March

The number of Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) available for March 2017 stands at 2,169, according to UK Visas and Immigration data. The department published its February report citing that its figures were correct as of 23 February, 2017.   If you gain enough points this should mean that you will receive a Tier 2 visa CoS and then be able […]

May under new pressure from Tory MPs ...

May under new pressure from Tory MPs to EXCLUDE foreign students from migration figures

 The UK Prime Minister is facing a revolt from within her party who oppose her move to not include foreign students in the immigration figures. Around 134,000 foreigners entered Britain to study in the last one-year ending September 2016, until which time the total net migration was 273,000. Ben Hewlett, the Tory MP for Bath, was quoted […]