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UK Tier 2 visas: Changes underway

The Tier 2 visa is one of the most popular immigration routes for nationals from outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) to live and work in the UK. The UK’s Home Office has recently revealed their planned changes to this category. Stage 1 The first stage of these changes is set to take place […]

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How to spot a UK immigration scam

Applying for a UK visa can be stressful. It’s easy to get swept away when someone promises to help make it easier – or, if you’re told you need to hand over more cash to process your application. We look at a few of the most common UK immigration scams and ways you can protect […]

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Brexit set to be in motion by March 2017

On 2 October, Theresa May announced that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process within a year by triggering Article 50 no later than March 2017. This statement saw the Pound hit a new 31-year low against the Dollar, almost 15% weaker than before the EU referendum on 23 June 2016. During her speech at […]

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Is Brexit making EU employees quit the UK?

According to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), one in ten EU workers are planning on leaving the UK – and their jobs – following June’s Brexit vote. During the survey, which involved 800 companies, the BCC found that some EU employees had already resigned because of the referendum. The BBC commented […]

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New immigration skills charge makes it harder for non-UK citizens to find work

The Immigration Act of 2016 was updated on 12 July 2016 to introduce an immigration skills charge which will discourage UK companies from hiring foreign citizens. The Tory-led UK government has repeatedly claimed it is presently too easy for UK employers to hire non-UK citizens. The previous Minister for Immigration and Security, James Brokenshire, had some emphatic […]

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