We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 1,823

Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship allocations close to the limit
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

The government has retained the annual cap for Tier 2 Restricted Certificates of Sponsorship at 20,700 for the current year, 6 April 2015 - 5 April


New immigration measures announced
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 21 2015

In his first speech on immigration since the election, the Prime Minister has announced sweeping new measures to try and reduce migrant numbers and


Private equity perspectives - spotlight on immigration sponsor licences in share sales
  • Taylor Wessing
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Since the introduction of the Points Based System (PBS) in 2008, the UK's immigration rules have tightened up considerably. Post PBS it generally


Biometric Residence Permits for migrants applying for visas overseas
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

In our previous update on 18 March 2015, we provided details of the phased roll-out of Biometric Residence Permits (BRP) for non-EEA nationals


Faster entry into the UK for Australian, Canadian, Japanese, New Zealand and American nationals: registered travellers scheme
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

After the success of the Registered Travellers Scheme pilot, the scheme has now been rolled out permanently. The scheme allows registered members to


UKVI updates right to work check guidance
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

Under section 15 of the Immigration Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, an employer may be liable for a civil penalty if they employ someone who does not


Home Office reporting delays in issuing Biometric Residence Permits
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

The Home Office is reporting a delay in the issuance of Biometric Residence Permits (BRPs) for Tier 2 (General), Sportsperson and Ministry of


Post-election analysis: what the election results mean for employment, pensions and immigration law
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

After last night’s unexpected election result with the Conservatives winning a small, but outright, majority we look at their key proposals based on


Be global: employment law newsletter - April 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, USA, Brazil, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands
  • April 30 2015

The Federal Court has determined that non-Australian employees who work on offshore resource projects are covered by the migration zone of Australia


Health surcharge - key questions answered
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

As reported in last month's update, many migrants who are nationals of a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) are now required to pay an