All about the New Global Business Mobility visa

What is the Global Business Mobility Visa? In July 2021, the Government published its UK Innovation Strategy which detailed several new immigration routes. This included the Global Business Mobility Visa which is set to be introduced in Spring 2022 and promises to provide a visa route allowing overseas businesses greater flexibility in transferring migrant workers […]

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 […]

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 […]