The Government is proposing an increase to the UKBA official fees. Subject to Parliamentary approval, the new fees are set to come into force from 6 April 2012. Of note is the introduction of the £25,000 official fee for Premium Scheme Large Enterprises (details of which were provided in our last update) and the increase from £1,000 to £1,500 for those extending under the tier 1 general route.  For a full breakdown of fees affected click here.