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 Act 1971, and Schedule 6 of the Immigration Act 2016, set out the statutory provisions preventing undocumented working. What is the current position? UK organisations and businesses intending to employ new hires, must carry one of three prescribed checks before the new hire may start their employment role. The checks are aimed at preventing undocumented individuals from taking up employment.…
Is the Expiry Date on the BRP Correct?
The Biometric Residence Permit (BRP) contains details of an overseas national’s immigration status in the UK. Yet, many individuals have been in touch to ask whether the expiry date on the BRP is correct?
Top 5 Visas to Work in the UK
The ability to work in the UK is an attractive proposition to many overseas nationals. The Top 5 visas that allow you to work in the UK are as follows:
Investor visa qualifying investments
We set out the Tier 1 Investor visa qualifying investments and evidence needed to secure entry clearance to the UK.
Are you an EEA national? Family member of an EEA national? Living in the UK and wish to remain long term. With the EUSS deadline fast approaching, you need to read this blog post.
Adult dependant relative visa
Parents and grandparents age and some even face health issues. Many often live overseas, alone, and unable to access the care that they require. So, bringing them over to the UK, where they can be physically looked after and supported, seems like the next logical step. Sounds straightforward, right? Wrong. Securing a visa for an adult dependant relative can be extremely challenging to say the least. Here, we look at the key factors to be considered when preparing such an application.
Skilled Worker to a Spouse visa
Clients often contact us about switching visa categories from the the Skilled Worker to the spouse visa route following a change in their circumstances. Here, we summarise the immigration requirements, benefits, and key considerations.
The UK Government has helpfully announced a new immigration route for international students that will allow them to build their careers with the UK on graduation. Here is what we know so far.
English Language Test FAQ
Our clients often raise questions about the English language test requirements for visa and nationality applications submitted to UKVI. We have addressed the frequently asked questions in our English Language Test FAQ blog.
5 ways to avoid giving up on your visa application
Applying for a travel visa application can be a daunting process. The immigration requirements can appear confusing and contradictory. We assess how to avoid overwhelm when preparing your application.