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UNITED KINGDOM: Pork Butchers Join the Seasonal Worker Route

November 2, 2021

A Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules published on, and effective from, 1 November 2021 amends the Seasonal Worker route for temporary workers to include those coming to conduct ‘specified pork butchery work’.

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UNITED KINGDOM: MAC Publishes Recommendations on Intra-Company Transfer Route

October 20, 2021

On 13 October 2021, the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published the conclusions of its study of the Intra-Company Transfer route (now known as the “Intra-company Route”). In its findings, the MAC has made a number of key recommendations to the Home Office.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government Publishes Points-Based Immigration System Sponsorship Roadmap

August 27, 2021

The Home Office has released the UK’s Points-Based Immigration System Sponsorship Roadmap, which outlines plans for reforms beginning in 2021 that aim to allow overseas workers to start work faster than in any other G20 country.

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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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