Imminent immigration changes likely to affect UK Businesses

November 17th, 2016

On 3 November 2016, the Home Office announced a series of changes to the UK Immigration Rules that could significantly impact the employment of overseas workers. The changes come into effect on 24 November this year and mainly impact on the Tier 2 Skilled Worker Visa and other visas relevant to workers from outside the … Continue reading “Imminent immigration changes likely to affect UK Businesses”

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Immigration Act 2016

June 23rd, 2016

The UK Home Office has introduced new measures through the Immigration Act 2016. If you currently employ, or are thinking of employing overseas nationals under the Tier 2 through an employer’s sponsor licence, it is important that you are aware of the following key changes: – New Offence of Illegal Working A worker who has … Continue reading “Immigration Act 2016”

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Illegal Working

February 23rd, 2016

The Immigration Bill 2015 introduces some draconian new powers for the Home Office in its bid to stamp out illegal working. Jennifer Maxwell- Harris, a Partner in Joelson’s immigration team, sets out the key measures and what these mean for business owners and directors.

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Workforce Planning: Business Immigration in the Near Future

February 23rd, 2016

Following the Migration Advisory Committee’s review of the Tier 2 skilled worker visa. What is the immigration landscape looking like in 2016 for businesses with employers sponsorship licences who need to recruit skilled workers under Tier 2?

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