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BRP delays cause undue stress for new migrants

United Kingdom - November 4 2016 Major delays in issuing biometric residence permits (BRPs) are causing undue stress for new arrivals to the United Kingdom. Since March 2015 it has

Sponsor licence compliance - prepare to be audited!

United Kingdom - December 4 2015 As the government continues to crunch the numbers relating to net migration, it is setting the compliance threshold for sponsor licence holders ever

Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category extended

United Kingdom - April 8 2016 The Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa category has been broadened in efforts to further develop the digital industry in the United Kingdom. Tech City

Temporary relief for overseas nurses

United Kingdom - November 20 2015 On October 15 2015 the home secretary agreed to include nurses on the shortage occupation list on a temporary basis. The Migration Advisory Committee

New criminal record certificates requirement for health, education and social services employees

United Kingdom - March 31 2017 Employers in the health, education and social services sectors should notify their overseas employees of the new criminal record certificates

New criminal record certificates requirement for health, education and social services employees

United Kingdom - March 31 2017 Employers in the health, education and social services sectors should notify their overseas employees of the new criminal record certificates

Immigration costs set to rise with introduction of immigration skills levy

United Kingdom - March 24 2017 Employers are urged to act now to minimise the immediate impact of the impending increase in UK immigration costs when the immigration skills levy

Changes to Tier 2 and Tier 5 sponsor licence guidance and Appendix D

United Kingdom - March 10 2017 The Tier 2 and Tier 5 guidance is now over 200 pages long, following the changes introduced in November 2016

Changes to Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) routes

United Kingdom - March 3 2017 Tier 1 of the points-based system has been stripped of a number of sub-categories in recent years and tough restrictions continue to be imposed on

Immigration Rules: changes to English language requirement

United Kingdom - February 24 2017 The Home Office recently introduced two changes to the English language requirement, applicable across the Immigration Rules