Introduction The Health and Care visa is a subcategory of the Skilled Worker visa.  The Health and Care visa was first introduced to ensure that workers in key health and care roles, such as doctors, nurses, and senior care workers, could benefit from lower visa application fees. This unique fee reduction acknowledges the importance of…

Whilst you may be 100% confident that your employees have the Right to work in the UK, why not test your knowledge and understanding of how to check someone’s Right to work, in line with statutory requirements?  Can you answer ALL these questions correctly?     1. You want to offer someone a job (who is…

EU regulations for Freedom of Movement no longer apply to the UK, so EEA, and Swiss citizens, along with their family members who started living in the UK by 31 December 2020 and who wished to remain legally in the UK after 30 June 2021 must have applied to the EU Settlement Scheme by this…

There are two key pieces of UK legislation that govern the requirements for UK Entry Clearance:- The Immigration Act 1971 (and subsequent immigration and asylum acts); and The Immigration Rules  Law contained in these provisions regulate how and when people subject to immigration control may be granted permission to travel to and stay in the…

The Immigration Health Surcharge, commonly abbreviated to “IHS”, is a fee that you must pay as a part of your visa application.  The Immigration Health Surcharge was introduced in 2015.  When you pay Immigration Health Surcharge, you can make use of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK.  The amount of IHS payable depends…

On August 24, 2021 | In General | By A Y & J Solicitors

Moving to the United Kingdom with your partner? Planning a beautiful marriage in the UK, surrounded by family and friends? Or maybe a quiet ceremony at a local registry?  You should consider applying for a ‘Fiancé visa’ if you are looking to enter the UK to marry or enter a civil partnership with a UK…

The United Kingdom offers numerous work visa options to overseas workers willing to work in the UK. Any overseas migrant seeking to apply for work in the UK will first need the correct permission to work.  Choosing the right work visa depends on a number of factors and the most common questions are:- What type…

If you follow international news, it can sometimes seem that Great Britain is withdrawing from the world. The country’s exit from the European Union (dubbed Brexit) followed by a new immigration regime introduced this year gives the impression of a nation turning its back on the global workplace. Concerns about unchecked immigration from Continental Europe…

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