Category: Business

  • Changes to the Skilled Worker visa and what they mean for you

    Changes to the Skilled Worker visa and what they mean for you

    On 14 March 2024, the Home Office prepared and laid before Parliament the Statement of Changes. The Minister of State at the Home Office, Tom Pursglove MP, reaffirmed the government’s commitment to reducing net migration. This is to be achieved by tightening up visa requirements and encouraging businesses to invest…

  • Changes to the Health and Care Worker Visa and what they mean

    Changes to the Health and Care Worker Visa and what they mean

    What is a Health and Care Visa? A Health and Care Worker Visa allows medical professionals such as qualified doctors, nurses, and adult social care professionals to enter and stay in the U.K to undertake a role within the NHS, with NHS suppliers and in adult social care. Health and…

  • Outlining the U.K’s new ‘5 Point Plan’

    Outlining the U.K’s new ‘5 Point Plan’

    What is the 5 Point Plan? On Monday 4 December 2023, the British Home Secretary James Cleverly unveiled a robust proposal to cut net immigration to the U.K in the form of a ‘5 Point Plan’. Apart from the Health and Care Worker Visa reform, which is already in effect,…

  • Right to Work Checks

    Right to Work Checks

    UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), and the overarching body, the Home Office, require employers in the United Kingdom to make Right to Work (RtW) checks. What is the Right to Work legal framework? Sections 15 to 25 of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, section 24B of the Immigration…

  • Sponsor Licence Application FAQ

    Sponsor Licence Application FAQ

    A company will require a sponsor licence if they wish to employ workers from outside of the UK. We answer your frequently asked questions in this Sponsor Licence Application FAQ blog post and highlight some of the pitfalls to avoided.

  • Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extensions

    Tier 1 Entrepreneur Extensions

    Joshua’s Entrepreneur visa extension application was due to be submitted matter of weeks. He had set up a business and invested funds in the UK and was keen to continue to make the UK his home. Joshua was keen to get assistance from a new immigration adviser so as to…

  • Immigration award winner

    Immigration award winner

    Thomas Chase Immigration has been named UK Visa Consulting Firm of the Year in England – 2019 by Global Advisory Experts.

  • Tier 2 ICT Salary Requirements

    Tier 2 ICT Salary Requirements

    The Tier 2 ICT salary requirements, if not met, can lead to a refusal of a Tier 2 ICT visa. Upsetting for applicant and costly in time and costs for sponsors. Read our guide to help get the right result.

  • Immigration Health Surcharge FAQ

    Immigration Health Surcharge FAQ

    With the immigration health surcharge increasing, we look at the imminent changes and answer your frequently asked questions about the surcharge.

  • Right to Rent Checks

    Right to Rent Checks

    Landlords form part of the Government’s plans for maintaining effective immigration controls.  As a result, landlords, or their agents, must carry out immigration right to rent checks to ensure that a tenant or lodger can legally rent the residential property in England. Here, we provide guidance to landlords on the…