Biometric Residence Permit regulations will begin rollout in March.
New regulations will require individuals from overseas who apply for a visa for more than six months to obtain a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)...more
The changes relate to amendments being made to the Tier 2 category, business visitors, and several Tier 1 categories and will affect employers in the UK....more
The Home Office has introduced a new automated renewal of Tier 2 (General) and Tier 2 (Intra-Company Transfer) Certificate of Sponsorship annual allocations.
All Tier 2 unrestricted Certificate of Sponsorship...more
Changes to the Immigration Rules mean that Tier 1 (General) migrants will no longer be able to apply to extend their leave in the UK after 5 April 2015....more
The changes will include longer visas for Tier 2, new minimum salary thresholds for Tier 2, and an increase in maintenance fund thresholds for Point-Based System migrants....more
The exceptional talent route has opened up through Tech City UK.
The UK Home Office has announced that, starting 6 April 2014, it will open up a new visa route for the technology sector to reflect London’s growing...more
Employers in the UK should be aware of key legal developments, including a proposed increase to application fees and upcoming changes to the codes of practice....more
Changes to the business visitor rules, Tiers 2 and 5 of the Points-Based System, application documentation requirements, and the Life in the UK Test take effect on 1 October.
On 6 September, the UK government announced...more
Employers in the UK should be aware of key legal developments, including an increase in unannounced compliance visits and recent updates to the Sponsorship Management System.
Over the last few months there have been a...more
UK Border Agency issues reminders regarding the annual allocation requests for unrestricted Tier 2 certificates of sponsorship for the year beginning 6 April 2013 and ending 5 April 2014....more
UK Border Agency amends Tier 2 "cooling-off period" and intra-company transfers, supplementary employment allowances and youth mobility places for Tier 5 migrants, and indefinite-leave-to-remain rules.
The UK Border...more