Employers in the legal sector will be aware of changes to the UK immigration system from 1 January 2021. EU citizens already in the UK by 11pm on 31 December 2020 can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme by the deadline of 30 June 2021.
There are two updates on EU citizens for you to be aware of on right to work checks and on absences due to Covid.
You are likely aware the EU Settlement Scheme deadline is just around the corner on Wednesday 30 June 2021. All EU, EEA and Swiss citizens in the UK on or before 31 December 2020 must apply for pre-settled or settled status before the deadline.
Nicolas Rollason, Partner, and Head of Department in our Immigration team has been quoted in The Times discussing the latest rules around visas. Experts claim that the post-Brexit rules threaten to hinder the UK’s economic recovery and need urgent reform so that entrepreneurs from the EU can more easily launch businesses on this side of the Channel.
Our latest global immigration update on key changes to the immigration rules in global jurisdictions includes Bulgaria, France, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, the USA, the Philippines, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
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