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Obtaining An EU Passport
Welcome to our guide to getting a European Union (EU) passport.
2 Sep 2019
Brexit And The Great British Summer Of Sport – Should Sports Fans Be Concerned?
With the Cricket World Cup in full swing, and Wimbledon, The Open and the FIFA Women's World Cup just around the corner, it is set to be a bumper summer of sport
14 Jun 2019
The End Of The Entrepreneur Visa?
At the end of March, UK Visas and Immigration closed both the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) routes ...
5 Jun 2019
How Will Brexit Affect My Mother-In-Law?
Since the EU referendum, our Immigration Team has been advising EU nationals and their families impacted by the UK's decision to leave the EU.
European Union
22 Feb 2019
Action You Can Take Now To Protect Your Business And Your Family Against A No-Deal Brexit
One of the few things that is becoming clearer amidst the Brexit fog is that a ‘no-deal' is no longer a fanciful possibility. The UK Government, in its White Paper on Immigration Reform published
European Union
22 Feb 2019
The Changing Employment Landscape: Employment Law Hot Topics 2019
Whether you are a start-up looking to hire your first recruit or an established multi-national business, navigating the world of employment law can be tricky.
7 Feb 2019
British Passports For Children Of EU Nationals: A Handy Guide
"I don't want a British passport for myself but should I get one for my child?" This is a common immigration-related enquiry, and one my team and I have been asked about by EU nationals repeatedly since the June 2016 referendum vote.
23 Jan 2019
Immigration White Paper Published: Initial Commentary
The end of free movement following Brexit would lead to one of the biggest changes to immigration law in over 45 years, and is likely to bring the issue of immigration into sharp relief
28 Dec 2018
Resident Labour Market Test – The Burden Continues
With promises of a White Paper on immigration reform expected to be released any day now, sponsors are waiting with bated breath to see if the UK Government intends to adopt the Migration Advisory Committee's...
20 Dec 2018
If Football Isn't A Route To The Heart Of The UK Then What Is: The Trials Of An ‘Ordinary' Tier 1 (Investor)
Chelsea football club owner and Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich's immigration position made the headlines earlier in the year when it was revealed that his visa for permanent settlement had run into processing delays.
20 Dec 2018
Shortage Occupation List Under Review
In October, for the first time since 2013, the MAC was commissioned by the Home Office to undertake a full review of the Shortage Occupation List with a view to reporting early next year.
14 Dec 2018
Blurred Vision: A Closer Look At The Issues Surrounding The Hospitality Workforce Post-Brexit
With statistics showing that around 15% of the hospitality workforce is made up of EU nationals, it is unsurprising that the immigration implications of Brexit are a real hot topic for the sector.
European Union
20 Nov 2018
Seasonal Workers In Agriculture - A Temporary Fix?
A thriving agricultural sector is vital to the British economy, and fruit and vegetable production plays an important role in this.
European Union
7 Nov 2018
The Challenge Of Getting International Talent Into The Life Science Sector In Scotland Continues
Scotland is currently home to one of the largest life science clusters in Europe, with more than 700 organisations based here employing some 37,000 people.
1 Oct 2018
The MAC Report: What Businesses Need To Be Aware Of
Despite evidence submitted to the MAC highlighting the unpopularity of the Tier 2 sponsorship system, it recommends that sponsorship continue.
European Union
20 Sep 2018
White Paper On Future UK-EU Relationship
On 12 July, following an extended cabinet meeting at Chequers, the UK Government published its white paper setting out its preferred view of what Britain's future relationship with the EU
European Union
29 Aug 2018
Immigration Law, Brexit And Rural Business: Jacqueline Moore Answers Key Questions About Retaining Talent
With Brexit looming, and many of our clients already feeling its effects, the firm is delighted to have hired Jacqueline Moore, an immigration law specialist.
25 Jul 2018
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