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Migration Advisory Committee Publishes Tier 2 Recommendations
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2016

Throughout last year we updated clients and contacts on the MAC's mandate from the Government to review Tier 2 of the UK's Points Based System "with


UK industry’s response to Government proposals to limit skilled immigration
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2015

The Government has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to review Tier 2 of the UK's immigration system "with a view to significantly


Alcohol, entertainment and food review UK - licensing without Hiccups
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2015

It is difficult to escape the fact that the Rugby World Cup is being hosted in the UK this Autumn and we are already excited at the prospect! The


UK immigration policy: Migration Advisory Committee publishes analysis (rather than recommendations) on Tier 2 minimum salary thresholds
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2015

Following a call for evidence in relation to a proposed increase in Tier 2 salary minimum thresholds on which we reported in June, we submitted a


Statutory residence test the big question
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

The meaning of a “home” and the circumstances of a spouse can create serious problems when determining an individual’s residence


Tier 1 applicants required to provide criminal record certificates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The government has introduced a new requirement for Tier 1 entry clearance applicants to provide criminal record certificates. From 1 September 2015


Migration Advisory Committee’s second consultation regarding a wider review of Tier 2 now launched
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

As we previously reported the Prime Minister’s newly formed Immigration Taskforce has commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee to: conduct a


Migration Advisory Committee announces review of Tier 2 minimum salary thresholds urgent call for evidence
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

On 10 June 2015 the Home Secretary commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), an independent, non-departmental public body that advises the


Demand for Tier 2 (General) restricted Certificates of Sponsorship exceeds monthly quota
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2015

In the last 24 hours, the June 2015 quota for Tier 2 (General) Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (RCoS) has been met for the very first time


UK election 2015 - your top ten immigration questions answered
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 29 2015

In the run up to the General Election on 7 May, our Business Immigration team will answer some of the most topical immigration issues being raised by