On 8th August 2019, the UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) announced that they will be introducing a new fast track visa to ‘cement the UK as a science power’. This visa scheme has been created to attract selective individuals with skills in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) subjects and is designed on the existing
Priti Patel, MP of Witham was endorsed by the PM and left the Home office last week as the new home secretary. A leading member of the 2016 Vote Leave campaign, Patel promises to revamp the UK’s immigration system in her new position. In a recent interview with Dailymail, Patel announced her immigration plans with
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has completed a full review of the Shortage Occupation List (SOL) in May 2019. There are currently 34 occupations with 143 job titles on the list. The main benefits it provides are priority in the event of the cap being reached for Tier 2 (General) work visas issued by the
We are delighted to be listed in the UK Investment Support Directory which has been launched yesterday. The Directory is a smart, new digital tool which promotes private sector expertise in the UK to investors across the globe. To coincide with this launch, the Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart stated- Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart
Henceforth, all Christian Churches will no longer be legally required to hold ‘Sunday Services’
Updates for Long-Term Visas
Could the gradual implementation of lie detector tests in the courts lead to the eventual end of the necessity for a defendant to be trial’d?
Updates for Venezuelan nationals
In the latest initiative to digitalise the justice system, defendants will now be able to declare whether they are guilty or not via an online system.
Updates for EU nationals
Premium Processing Resumed
A new centre has recently opened in the heart of London which will hear and support cases involving Arbitration.
Skilled Occupation List updates
Members of Parliament were recently attacked by Lord Burnett of Maldon who claims that ‘Parliamentary Privilege’ is misused by MPs on a regular basis.
Updates for ‘Talent Passport’ holders