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28 10, 2017

Understanding Tier 2 Sponsor for UK Visa

By | 2018-03-19T05:56:02+00:00 October 28th, 2017|Categories: Tier 2|Tags: , |

What is Sponsor for UK Visa? Importance of Sponsorship while applying for UK Visa. Sponsorship while applying for UK Visa refers to the availability of a third party to be responsible for you on your visit to the UK. Not all Visa categories require a Sponsor. Under the points based system the UK visa categories [...]

4 07, 2017

Starting a business in the UK

By | 2018-03-19T06:51:38+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Representatives of Overseas Business, Tier 1 Entrepreneur, Tier 1 Investor, Tier 2 (General), UK Investors Visa|Tags: |

Despite the recent events linked to Brexit UK continues to be an inviting destination for entrepreneurs and companies wanting to set up branches in the UK. So, if you’re looking to start or expand your company in another country, the UK is an ideal place. Starting a business in the UK The United Kingdom (UK) [...]

5 01, 2017

2016 the year of UK Tier 2 visa changes

By | 2018-03-19T09:30:16+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer), Tier 2 (Minister of Religion), Tier 2 (Sportsperson), Tier 2 Priority Applications|Tags: |

UK Immigration law has always been an evolving field, there have been several changes to UK Immigration rules. 2016 was no different, if the referendum for Brexit got the EU Nationals scurrying to secure their status with a Registration Certificate and applying for Residence Card for their non EU spouses. The UK government based on [...]

31 03, 2016

Key changes to UK visa fee increases

By | 2018-03-19T10:25:23+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Categories: Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer), Tier 2 (Minister of Religion), Tier 4 (General)|Tags: , , |

In a move designed to benefit the UK and affect thousands of applicants, the UK has announced changes to UK visa fee which is an increase in the visa fees from 18 March 2016 on wards. Tier 4 student visas and Tier 2 work visas  will see an increase of about 2%, as will the [...]

30 03, 2016

UK Tier 2 changes to adversely impact small businesses

By | 2018-03-17T11:32:26+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)|Tags: |

Initial feedback from the business bodies representing small and medium businesses on the Home Office changes to the Tier 2 programs reveal that the changes are likely to adversely impact small and medium businesses. The reforms to the UK Tier 2 visa for skilled immigration were announced by the government, following a review by the [...]

30 03, 2016

UK Govt. responds to MAC recommendations: Tier 2 visa

By | 2018-03-17T11:33:27+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Tier 2 (General)|Tags: |

The UK Home Office responded to the MAC recommendations made by the Migration Advisory Committee to the Home Office following a review of the Tier 2 visa application process. The key highlights of the Home Office response are: Effective from Autumn 2016 Increase the Tier 2 (General) threshold to £25,000 for experienced workers, maintaining the [...]

30 03, 2016

UK Government announces changes to Tier 2 program from April 2017

By | 2018-03-17T11:54:35+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Categories: Tier 2 (General)|Tags: |

The UK Home Office reacted to the proposals made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to the Home Office taking after an audit of the Tier 2 visa application process. The key highlights of the Home Office response are: Effective from April 2017 Increase the Tier 2 (General) threshold to £30,000 for experienced workers. Close [...]

27 10, 2015

UK: Nurses added to the Tier 2 visa shortage occupation list

By | 2018-03-19T11:02:50+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Categories: Tier 2 (General)|Tags: |

Government announces temporary changes to restrictions on nurse recruitment from outside European Economic Area to ensure safe staffing levels across the NHS. Nurses will be added to the government’s shortage occupation list on an interim basis. This means that nurses from outside the EEA that apply to work in the UK will have their applications [...]