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Prevention of illegal working - self-employment or disguised employment?

United Kingdom - August 5 2011 In our last update we wrote about the Prevention of Illegal Working legislation and how important it was for employers to review their systems and processes in light of the surge of UKBA action against sponsors.

Philip Barth.

Proposal to close tier 1 (post study work) route

United Kingdom - January 7 2011 As we reported in our December update, it is highly likely that a decision will be made to close the tier 1 (post study work) category.

Analysis of government and UK Border Agency information on proposed changes to the UK's student immigration system

United Kingdom - March 25 2011 On the 22 March 2011, the Home Secretary announced a number of significant proposed changes to the student immigration system.

Proposed abolition of tier 1 (post study work) category

United Kingdom - February 11 2011 In November 2010, the UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, announced many proposed changes to reduce net migration by nationals of countries outside the European Union.

Philip Barth.

Renewal of annual allocation of tier 2 certificates of sponsorship (CoS)

United Kingdom - October 21 2010 With the second anniversary of the introduction of tier 2 of the points based system upon us, many sponsors will be receiving reminders from the UKBA in relation to CoS renewal allocations.

Philip Barth.