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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


Don’t risk having Tier 2 Sponsor Licence revoked
  • YDVISAS
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

As the UK government bears down on UK immigration, more and more employers are finding that they are having their Tier 2 Sponsor Licence revoked


UK's immigration cap hit for second month running
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2015

The skilled migrant cap in the Tier 2 General category was reached again in July. The visa limit was also hit in June, resulting in many UK employers


Pressure grows on Tier 2 sponsor licence applications
  • YDVISAS
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Tier 2 Sponsor Licence Applications are under increasing pressure. The UK government has signalled its intention to keep the annual limit on tier 2


Roll out of new criminal record certificate requirements for migrants
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

With effect from 1 September 2015 the Home Office will begin to roll out the requirement for migrants to obtain police clearance certificates prior


Exceptional Case Funding: safety net or fig leaf?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Last week, in the High Court case of IS v The Director of Legal Aid Casework & Anor 2015 EWHC 1965 (Admin) (15 July 2015) (IS) Mr Justice Collins


Limiting numbers of non-EU skilled migrants threatens UK’s economic recovery
  • Hudson McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Capping the numbers of non-EU skilled migrants as is being considered by the Home Office at present will harm the rate at which the UK’s economy


UK student immigration policy detrimental for businesses and economy
  • Hudson McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

Education in particular higher education such as University undergraduate degree level and beyond is one of the UK’s great success stories. Every


UK Tier 2 visa immigrants must earn £35,000 to settle from April 2016
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

At a time when many trusts rely upon overseas recruitment to provide safe staffing levels, immigration rules are likely to make it more difficult to


New criminal record requirement for tier 1 (investor) and tier 1 (entrepreneur) visas
  • Hudson McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2015

In April 2015, the Home Office introduced a new rule whereby applicants were required to obtain and present a clean criminal record certificate from