Tag: immigration changes

  • The Final Immigration Debate: key takeaways

    The Final Immigration Debate: key takeaways

    The election date of July 4 is rapidly approaching. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer had their fourth and final debate of the election campaign on June 26 on the BBC. Last week’s final debate provided Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer will their final…

  • Changes to the Spouse visa and what they mean for you

    Changes to the Spouse visa and what they mean for you

    What are the changes? The new spouse visa income requirement is part of Home Secretary James Cleverly’s ‘5 Point Plan’ to reduce net migration figures in the UK. On 14 March, the Home Office laid out a Statement of Changes before Parliament. The Minister of State at the Home Office,…

  • 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…

  • 7 Changes to Tier 2 That You Need To Be Aware Of

    7 Changes to Tier 2 That You Need To Be Aware Of

    The UK Government recently announced fundamental changes to the Tier 2 categories. In 2015, the government had commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to review the Tier 2 immigration categories. The MAC were specifically requested to advise on how to make the Tier 2 criteria more robust yet flexible…