Posts tagged UK

Beginning of an ebb as the Going gets...

Beginning of an ebb as the Going gets tougher to the UK

The new policy that would be coming into effect post 6th March of 2017 will bring about predominant changes to the visa charges and stringent procedures of processing for the Tier 2 visa, which is a highly opted path chosen especially by Indians. This will be the impact felt also to applicants outside EU. The […]

UK visas set to get more expensive fr...

Indian IT industry needs to rethink business strategy after immigration curb

UK Home Office last year is set to take effect from Thursday, affecting Indians and other nationals from outside the European Union (EU). 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 […]

Business groups slam Migration Watch ...

Business groups slam Migration Watch UK for misleading UK Visa Tier 2 visa report

UK business leaders have launched a scathing attack on Migration Watch UK – a self-proclaimed, independent, non-political think tank, which campaigns for tighter UK immigration rules – after the organisation claimed that the Tier 2 visa system and Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence scheme had a ‘negligible effect on the ability of companies to recruit skilled workers from non-EU nations. The anti-immigration […]

UK immigration laws are stifling cult...

UK immigration laws are stifling culture

Trump’s controversial immigration order has caused international outrage. One story that particularly resonated with Trump’s critics was that of Asghar Farhadi, the director of The Salesman, who boycotted the Oscars this year because he was born in Iran, one of the countries on Trump’s blacklist. Though Farhadi was granted access to the US, he said he […]

Business Visa, Tier 1 Entrepreneur UK...

Business Visa, Tier 1 Entrepreneur

UK immigration team celebrated another notable UK visa success story last month when it attained a Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa for a US client in only 24 hours. The Tier1 Entrepreneur visa enables non-EEA nationals to pursue the entrepreneurial aim of starting a business in the UK and is normally granted for an initial 3 years and 4 months.UK  market […]

India to be least affected by immigra...

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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 […]

Lords coalition set to fight for amen...

Lords coalition set to fight for amendments Brexit bil

The group of peers across parties in the UK will seek modifications to crossbench, in spite of critics contending that the attempts would initiate reforms to the upper chamber of the UK Parliament. Peers cutting across party lines will attempt to modify the Brexit proposals of Theresa May in the House of Lords of the […]

Malaysia announced free e-visas for I...

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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 […]

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK imm...

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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 […]

Tenants face immigration status check...

Tenants face immigration status checks

A controversial scheme requiring landlords to check the immigration status of new tenants is fuelling discrimination and should be scrapped, a report claims. The Right to rent initiative has left British citizens without passports as well as foreigners at a disadvantage in the private rental market, say campaigners. They also argue there is little evidence […]