Posts tagged visas

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

UK will need Sikh values of equality,...

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Prime Minister Theresa May today said Britain needs Sikh values of equality and respect more than ever as the country forges a “new and ambitious role” in the world post Brexit. Greeting the Sikh community on the occasion of            Vai sakhi, May said Sikhs have set an example for all. “I send my best […]

UK Tier 2 visa and Tier 2 Sponsorship...

UK Tier 2 visa and Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence rules must be relaxed

UK Visa rules must be relaxed.  Australia has told the UK to relax Tier 2 visa restrictions and Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence rules if it wants to strike a free trade deal post-Brexit. Australia’s high commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer, said that Canberra – Australia’s capital city – would seek better access for business people operating in the […]

UK visas to get more expensive for In...

UK visas to get more expensive for Indians, non-EU nationals from today

The changes, which were announced in 2016, are being made by British government in their efforts to cut down the number of immigrants and have stringent visa regulations. Indians and other non-European Union citizens, who mostly use Tier 2 category of visa to enter UK. The multiple changes incorporated in the Tier 2 category of visas […]

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 […]

UK universities want new immigration ...

UK universities want new immigration policy for international students

LONDON: British universities have called on the government for a “new immigration policy” to encourage international students to choose the UK, after recent figures showed a “worrying decline” in the number of students from countries like India. Universities UK, the representative body for higher education institutions, expressed concerns this week over a “worrying decline” in […]

Five costly immigration changes in Ap...

Five costly immigration changes in April 2017

The headlines may be focused on the fact Article 50 will be triggered on 29 March, starting off the process towards Brexit, but just a few days later employers should also brace themselves for another set of changes to immigration rules. These changes mean that from 6 April 2017, it will become far more costly […]

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 […]