With the relaxation of quarantine restrictions on vaccinated travellers from amber list countries looking increasingly likely, the country will inevitably see an increase in interest from overseas visitors. Millions of UK residents with families overseas will be excited by the prospect that their relatives may soon be able to visit, depending on where they currently…

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…

According to a report by Mckinsey, around 7.6 million jobs are at risk of being affected by the COVID-19 lockdown in the UK, and nearly 50% of all the jobs at risk are in occupations earning less than £10 per hour. There has been a significant reduction in the Skilled Workers moving to the UK…

Against the backdrop of the UK’s exit from the European Union (“Brexit”), there has been great anticipation for the new Graduate visa. The route has been created to allow students, who have finished their graduate studies in the UK, to continue living and working in the UK. On 1 July 2021, the much-awaited Graduate visa…

Indefinite leave to remain in the UK is a type of UK immigration status that gives a person a right to live and work in the UK for as long as they like, with no further need to apply for a visa extension. However, at times, people with ILR status are refused entry at the…

There are various ways a person may obtain British citizenship. The most common method of becoming a British citizen is via naturalisation.  What is Naturalisation?  Naturalisation is the legal process by which a Non-British adult becomes a British citizen. The criteria and process obtaining British citizenship has changed over the years, however, for successful applicants…

On 4 June 2020, the Home Office introduced the ‘Genuineness Test to the Sole representative visa route, quite swiftly, and out-of-the-blue. The new requirement means that now prospective applicants need to prove the genuineness of their overseas employment, overseas business activities and UK expansion plans – with hard evidence. Why has the Home Office amended…

The Tier 1 Exceptional talent visa’s new ‘avatar’ was unveiled in February 2020 – the route now known as the Global Talent Visa.  Shortly after, the coronavirus pandemic took the world by storm.  The impact of the Global Talent visa was overshadowed by the ongoing global crisis. But as lockdowns ease, and life and business…

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