Is the Global Talent Visa under the points-based system? No, the Global Talent Visa does not require any target points to achieve like in Skilled Workers Route. The Global Talent Visa is a type of visa which welcomes talents from all over the world to engage and participate in the UK’s ever-growing economy. Each applicant…

As predicted, Brexit has brought with itself the end of freedom of movement. The Home Office has recently released a Statement of Changes to announce the implementation of the new Points-Based System and several other new Immigration routes. Save from the few exceptions, the new Immigration Rules will take effect from 01 December 2020 at…

The New Statement of Changes has brought significant changes to the Immigration System, and probably it is the most comprehensive since the July 2012 changes when the minimum income threshold for families wanting to come to the UK has been introduced. The new changes which are due to take place on 01 December 2020, has…

The way firms hire from overseas is changing from January 2021. Organisations from many sectors likely to experience a talent shortfall when the transition period between the UK and the EU ends. 87% of UK employers are concerned about how Brexit is going to affect them and the measures to take. One of the utmost…

With all the negative news currently being bandied around, you would be forgiven for thinking there will be no jobs for foreign nationals (EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA) in the UK.  Nothing could be further from the truth.  On 31 December 2020, the transition period between the UK and the European Union ends, and the former will…

Indian students are incredibly important to the UK’s economy and culture.  In recognition of this, UK Visas and Immigration have introduced new flexibility in visa rules as they apply to Tier 4 students.  This is being achieved by working with its visa services partner VFS Global. In the year ending March 2020, UK Visas and…

The UK has long been preferred by Indian companies as the first stop of their globalising journey. Every year more and more Indian businesses are setting up offices in the UK. ‘India meets Britain Tracker’ is research published by Grant Thornton UK LLP that offers insight on the performance of the Indian-owned companies that are…

A sponsor Licence offers the ability to access the global talent pool. However, sponsor licence revocation is equally business-critical with a devastating impact on the business. The Home Office outlines certain duties to be carried out by Sponsored Licence holders throughout the period of its validity. If the Home Office finds the sponsor breaching these…

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