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Priority Service Offered, No Guarantee!

Priority Service Offered, No Guarantee!

UK Visas and Immigration offer an optional visa Priority service which allows applicants to have their visa applications placed at the front of the queue. Depending on the location of the application centre, they aim to process non-settlement applications within 5-10...

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Right to Work Checks & the Prevention of Illegal Working

Right to Work Checks & the Prevention of Illegal Working

A new, updated guidance has recently been published by the Home Office, for employers to follow when conducting Right to Work checks. This guidance replaces the previous guidance, however it is important to look up the relevant guidance at the time of the applicant’s...

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Leaked Home Office Post-Brexit Immigration Policy Document

Leaked Home Office Post-Brexit Immigration Policy Document

The proposed changes to the immigration rules after Brexit have recently been leaked in a Home Office paper. The 82-page document outlines the Governments intentions to end free movement and introduce a new immigration system. The proposed immigration rules aim to...

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Information for European Union citizens living in the UK

Information for European Union citizens living in the UK

On 26th June, the Government published a paper outlining their proposal for EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals in the EU. The key principles outlined in the governments publication include the following proposed measures: EU citizens who have lived in the...

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Home Office Immigration, Visa and Nationality Fees 2017/2018

Home Office Immigration, Visa and Nationality Fees 2017/2018

Legislation was laid in Parliament today which sets out a number of updates to immigration, visa and nationality fees. The changes which come into effect on 6 April 2017 will help to reduce the contribution from taxpayers, whilst continuing to provide a competitive...

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Immigration Skills Charge Update

Immigration Skills Charge Update

The anticipated Immigration Skills Charge is expected to come into force 6th April 2017. From this date, employers who are sponsoring workers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) will be required to pay the charge which is £1000 per year, or £364 per year for...

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

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...

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New Immigration (EEA) Regulations 2016

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...

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