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UNITED KINGDOM: New Graduate Visa Route Open to Applicants

July 1, 2021

The UK’s new graduate route formally opened on 1 July 2021. The purpose of the Graduate Route is to allow international students to remain in the UK to work, or look for work, for two years (three years for doctoral students) after they have completed their studies.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Extends Period for Temporary COVID-19 Adjusted Right to Work Checks to 1 September 2021

June 18, 2021

The UK government has announced that the adjusted COVID-19 right to work (RTW) provisions will be extended until 1 September 2021. The provisions were previously due to end on 20 June 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance on Right to Work Checks on EEA Citizens Following Brexit

June 18, 2021

EEA citizens and their family members arriving in the UK from 1 January 2021 no longer benefit from the free movement rights and the ability to work freely in the UK. During a grace period of six months (until 30 June 2021), EEA citizens and their family members resident in the UK by 31 December 2020 can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Legal Migration and Border Control Strategy Statement Published

May 28, 2021

The UK Home Office has released a strategy statement for legal immigration setting out its plans for the coming year and beyond.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Extends Period for Temporary COVID-19 Adjusted Right to Work Checks to 20 June 2021

May 12, 2021

The UK government has announced that the adjusted COVID-19 right to work (RTW) provisions will be extended until 20 June 2021, after having previously advised that this concession would end on 16 May 2021.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance for Employers on the Adjusted Right to Work Checks During COVID-19

April 21, 2021

The UK Home Office has released an update to the guidance regarding the Right to Work checks for employees during COVID-19.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Guidance on Documents Employers Must Retain for Sponsored Workers

March 18, 2021

The UK Home Office has released a guidance update on the evidence of recruitment activity for Sponsored Workers.

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UNITED KINGDOM: New Immigration Rules Released

March 8, 2021

The UK Home Office has released an update to the Immigration rules, including an introduction of a new graduate route, and updates to the skilled worker and intra-company transfer routes.

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UNITED KINGDOM: COVID-19 Concession Scheme

January 12, 2021

The Home Office has published guidance on a new Concession scheme for individuals whose leave has expired whilst the applicant was outside the UK and unable to return due to the ongoing pandemic.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Updates for Those Who Have Applied for a Worker Visa

December 23, 2020

During the current pandemic, the Home Office confirmed that applicants who are waiting for a decision on certain work visas can start work before such leave has been granted. However, the Home Office has now confirmed when this policy will end.

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