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Changes to the Immigration Rules https://www.gov.uk/government/news/changes-to-the-immigration-rules …
A new international enquiry service, provided by Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) in partnership with UK Visas and Immigration, has been set up to offer help to those applying for a visa to the UK. It will be in place from 1st April and will allow people to find out information about the visa application process. Read more here.
Contact us to find out how the new immigration laws effect you.
The Immigration Bill received Royal Assent today (14 May) making way for a series of reforms which will ensure our immigration system is fairer to British citizens and legitimate migrants and tougher on those with no right to be here. Link: Immigration Bill becomes law https://www.gov.uk/government/news/immigration-bill-becomes-law
Measures introduced today (16 May) will make it simpler to check the immigration status of potential employees and double the maximum penalty for employers who break the law. Link: Tougher penalties to combat illegal working https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tougher-penalties-to-combat-illegal-working
New figures show net migration falls by a third since 2005 peak
Detention of persons with statutorily extended leave
Changes to immigration rules will clamp down on visa abuse
Statement of changes in Immigration Rules
Threat-level from international terrorism increased
Implementation of the Immigration Act 2014
Immigration Act commencement and statement of changes in Immigration Rules
Are you intending to transit via the UK?
Transit visa requirements are changing
An immigration law update looking at MR (permission to appeal: Tribunal’s approach) Brazil  UKUT 29 (IAC)http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKUT/I... and applications for permission to appeal.
New case law on Artilce 3 & 8 on Health Claims:GS (India) & Ors v The Secretary of State for the Home Department  EWCA Civ 40
Tier 4 visas: Immigration Rules changes https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tier-4-visas-immigration-rules-changes
On 26 February the Home Office announced a Statement of Changes in the Immigration Rules, including a consolidation of the visitor categories. The majority of the rules come into effect on 6 April 2015
All public sector employees who work directly with the public to have fluent English
Employment Law Update
Employment law changes in 2016: eight things employers should know;
1. Gender pay reporting begins,2.National living wages introduced, 3. Statutory parental pay rates and sick pay frozen, 4.Restrictions place on public sector exit payment,5. Trade union law amended, 6. New rules to protect apprenticeship,8. Updated laws on employing foreign workers!!!.
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