Employers will be familiar with online and original document (manual) right to work checks. Online right to work checks have been unaffected by the pandemic. Online right to work checks continue to be possible where for example the employee has a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), status under the EU Settlement Scheme, a British National (Overseas) visa or a Skilled Worker visa as an EU citizen.
Our latest global immigration update on key changes to the immigration rules in global jurisdictions includes Belgium, Ireland, Croatia, Singapore, China, the USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles and South Africa.
Further to our last alert of 10 December, we have an update in relation to new travel restrictions announced today, visa applications, changes to the coronavirus guidance and on EU citizens relying on a permanent residence document to naturalise as British citizens.
Managing your Migrant workforce in the COVID-19 crisis
On Friday 3 April, immigration partner and head of department, Nick Rollason, hosted a webinar looking at urgent issues employers are facing during the COVID-19 crisis and answered some of the key questions being raised.
Calls for a public inquiry are continuing to mount and are likely to prove difficult to resist. In this blog, Sophie Kemp considers the framework for such inquiries, and the key issues likely to form the core of its terms of reference.