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Global Immigration Update – South Africa

December 1, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

A new ‘reciprocal visa waiver’ for all Angolan passport holders will be introduced for up to 30-day visits within 90-day visits per year.

Global Immigration Update – Romania

November 30, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

2018 work permit quotas may not be released before the end of this year.

Global Immigration Update – Qatar

November 29, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

A new rule has been implemented by the Ministry of Labour in Qatar.

Global Immigration Update – Australia

November 28, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Requirements for health insurance changes for 457 Visa applicants.

Global Immigration Update – Brazil

November 27, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

New Immigration law takes effect.

Brexit negotiations update: The Irish border question

November 27, 2017 | Latest Thinking, News

Ireland has been left in limbo as it was announced recently that the final decision upon the Irish border cannot be finalised.

Global Immigration Update – Kazakhstan

November 24, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) permit has recently changed in Kazakhstan.

Bank of England: New gender pay gap revealed

November 23, 2017 | Banking & Finance, Latest Thinking, News

New gender pay report at the Bank of England demonstrates that male employees are paid up to a quarter more than female employees.

Global Immigration Update – Japan

November 23, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

From January 2018, the visa requirements for Indian and Ukranian nationals will be relaxed.

Global Immigration Update – Singapore

November 22, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The Ministry of Manpower has added several questions to the Employment Pass (EP) online application form.

Global Immigration Update – Denmark

November 21, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Online booking system for the Central Person Register (CPR) at the International House in Copenhagen has been closed until further notice.

When two become one: should the legal and financial sectors merge?

Both the legal and financial sectors are global institutions that are to be reconciled with – so why are both sectors consistently determined as separated?

Global Immigration Update – Malaysia

November 20, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

Malaysia: Permit holders with new passport must complete ‘Transfer of Endorsement’ (TOE) before exiting Malaysia.

Applications for Tier 1 ‘Exceptional Talent’ Visa doubled

November 15, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking, News

The UK Government announced today that double the number of Tier 1 ‘Exceptional Talent’ Visa’s will be available for individuals.

Is ‘regionalisation’ a good idea for the UK Visa system?

November 14, 2017 | Immigration, Latest Thinking

Recently, the Mayor of London – Sadiq Khan, published a document centered upon the topic of the future of immigration.