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UNITED KINGDOM – Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules March 2023 | Business Routes

March 24, 2023

The Home office of the UK has issued a series of changes to the existing immigration rules, including in the skilled worker category.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Electronic Travel Authorizations

March 17, 2023

UKVI published a new statement of changes on 9 March 2023 including a number of updates to the current immigration system. As part of these changes, UKVI “unveils plans for travel scheme to bolster the border” by way of the Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme due to launch in October 2023.

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UNITED KINGDOM – Tier 1 Extension Deadlines Imminent

March 13, 2023

Two important deadlines are coming up in the United Kingdom at the beginning of April 2023 for certain applicants in the legacy Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) immigration routes. Details are set out below.  In February 2022, the UK government closed the Tier 1 (Investor) and Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) routes to new applications […]

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UNITED KINGDOM – Changes to Right to Work Guidance

March 3, 2023

In light of the recent Right to Work in the United Kingdom updates, there have been clarifications for employers to be aware of when engaging the use of identity service providers (IDSPs).

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UNITED KINGDOM – Tech Nation to ‘Cease Operations’

February 10, 2023

Tech Nation, the endorsing body in charge of assessing Global Talent applications in the digital technology category on behalf of the Home Office of the United Kingdom, announced it will cease operations on 31 March 2023.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Enforcement Activity

February 3, 2023

With concerns over COVID-19 waning, Home Office enforcement actions against UK employers are on the rise, so compliance with employment directives is more important than ever.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Immigration Skills Charge Exemptions

January 13, 2023

The new Immigration Skills Charge (“ISC”) exemption is available from January 2023 for employers sponsoring senior managers or specialist employees under the Global Business Mobility – Senior or Specialist (former Intra-Company Transfer) route.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Government to Implement ETA Scheme

January 13, 2023

From January 2023, the government of the United Kingdom will be implementing an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme as part of their universal “permission to travel” requirement.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Strike Actions to Affect Entry

December 15, 2022

Strike actions by the UK’s Public and Commercial Service (PCS) union are expected to affect Border Force operations in December. This will likely cause possible significant delays in entry to the United Kingdom.

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UNITED KINGDOM: Updates to UK Sponsor Guidance

November 16, 2022

The UK Home Office has issued guidance updates to organizations sponsoring foreign workers in several key categories.

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