Immigration Law Blog

18 September 2018

Scrap the Cap: Why it’s time for the Tier 2 immigration cap to go

Today, the Migration Advisory Committee confirmed what many employers have been asking for - that the immigration cap should be removed altogether.

Nicolas Rollason

10 August 2018

Parenting under immigration and family law - Sole responsibility is outdated and at odds with the Children Act

Sole responsibility is a concept provided for by Part 8 and Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules (the “Rules”). It is something which may need to be shown in order for a UK based parent to bring a non-British child to the UK to live with them. This blog looks at why, in the context of family law and modern day family life, the Rules are outdated and in urgent need of review.

Josephine Burnett

17 July 2018

Right to Work update for HR and global mobility professionals

As many HR and global mobility professionals may know, the Home Office frequently updates its guidance and it’s always a good prompt to refresh your knowledge. You may have seen the recently updated guidance on right to work checks. I know the last thing anyone sitting in HR or global mobility wants or has time to do, is read the 40 page document cover to cover.

Carine Elliott

11 July 2018

Blackberries, Baking and Brexit

Fruit is one of my favourite things about summer, and as a keen baker, I can safely say that there’s nothing quite like local, home-grown berries for enhancing a cake. But could Brexit be threatening to take away even these simple pleasures?

Josephine Burnett

5 July 2018

New Immigration Rules - implications for the NHS

Emma Fowler and Marcia Longdon examine the background to these changes and the impact they will have.

Marcia Longdon

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