What does the UK’s new points based system mean for employers?

The government recently announced details of a new immigration system which will come into force in January 2021. Currently, EU citizens coming into the UK do not need to hold a visa to work in the UK, due to the Free Movement of Workers Principle. The new points-based Immigration system would signify the end of […]

Changing mindsets in the workplace – equality, diversity and inclusivity

Businesses must take accountability for driving more positive change into their organisations, especially in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion.  To key to doing this, is for businesses to challenge themselves and observe fixed mindsets, and then shine a light on what needs to be challenged, adjusted or transformed in their organisation.  Sometimes utilising an […]

Queensbury launches free business and immigration clinics

In response to the ongoing Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic, Queensbury is launching two new ‘business clinics’ to help businesses navigate the uncertain road ahead. We have recognised that there is an immense amount of uncertainty in the UK whilst the majority of the country is in lockdown and trading for SME’s and start-ups is difficult, […]

No change to immigration and nationality fees

Home Office keeps Immigration and nationality fees unchanged for 2020/21 Up until 2018, the amount the Home Office charges migrants for processing visa, settlement and citizenship applications had been rising exponentially, and had risen beyond inflation. For the past two years these fees have mostly been frozen albeit the Immigration Health Surcharge which since its […]

Immigration and COVID-19

GOV.UK CORONAVIRUS UPDATE The Home Office has published guidance on GOV.UK on immigration provisions for individuals affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus (COVID-19). The guidance is for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel […]

New additions to the team

The Partners at Queensbury are pleased to welcome two new members of the team. Lisa Grigg joins us as our Executive Assistant who will work directly with the Partners and will be responsible for the smooth running of the Firms operations. Kate Aspinall is our new Project Manager, who will be working mainly within our […]

Fashion For Relief pop-up shop Westfield

On 26th November 2019, Fashion for Relief opened its fourth exclusive Pop-up shop in the Westfield Shopping centre London and the Queensbury Partners were there to support our great client and worthy cause. The designer pop-up store stocks limited edition pieces donated by top brands, Naomi’s celebrity friends and items from her own wardrobe, and […]

Queensbury supporting Women Leaders

QUEENSBURY SUPPORTS WOMEN LEADERS AWARDS 2019 The Partners at Queensbury are proud to support the Milton Keynes Women Leaders awards 2019. The awards evening was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Milton Keynes, on 11th October 2019 and recognises, “not only equality in the workplace but also that a work force and society that is […]

Proud to support SportsAid

The Partners were happy to support SportsAid by taking a table at the Milton Keynes Sporting lunch club on 4th October 2019. “Sports Aid is a national charity proudly supporting young British sportsmen and women who aspire to be our next Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth and world champions”. Our table included the Queensbury partners and staff, […]