January 2017

Brexit – What are my options as an EEA or Swiss national?

Brexit has been a major news topic ever since the referendum back in June 2016, and as a result has brought up many questions surrounding immigration. In particular, for EEA nationals who are already living and working in the UK, this can be a worrying time. The following 3 options…

New Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2016

New Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 have been laid before Parliament, coming into force from 1st February 2017. The Immigration EEA Regulations 2016 outline the rights of EEA nationals and their families to live in the UK, as well as deal with applications for Registration Certificates, Residence Cards and…

Attention Employers: The Immigration Skills Charge Expected April 2017

Earlier this year, the UK government confirmed plans to introduce a new skills charge. As of April 2017, the Immigration Skills Charge will affect all UK employers looking to hire skilled non-EEA nationals. It will cost employers £1000 per employee, per valid visa year. For example, a Tier 2 (General)…