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Changes to Immigration Rules

Changes to Immigration Rules

The Government has announced changes to the Immigration Rules, which came into force on 6th July 2018. Here is an overview of the key changes...

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

In the second edition of our series on migrant worker sponsor management, we look at some of the obligations sponsors must adhere to.

Sponsor Management Series – Becoming a Tier 2 Sponsor

Sponsor Management Series – Becoming a Tier 2 Sponsor

In the first edition of the Sponsor Management Series we look at how to become a Tier 2 sponsor...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – 'Political uncertainty means HR issues hang in the balance'

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – 'Political uncertainty means HR issues hang in the balance'

The UK general election on 8 June produced a surprise result for many. In a bruising result the Conservatives lost their overall majority, leaving them to form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). At the time of going to press a deal had just been finalised...

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

Changes are on the horizon for April 2017 and we have set out below some of the key changes that HR will need to be aware of...

Five immigration changes to watch out for in 2017

Five immigration changes to watch out for in 2017

2016 saw a wide range of changes made to the Immigration Rules and UK Visas & Immigration guidance, a trend that is set to continue in 2017. There are five key, up-coming changes that employers should be aware of...

Brexit and immigration – the current position

Brexit and immigration – the current position

Following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, much has been written about the potential implications in respect of immigration.

Should migrant workers get special protection?

Should migrant workers get special protection?

Does the abuse of migrant domestic workers on the grounds of their status as vulnerable workers amount to unlawful discrimination?

Further changes to the visa regime proposed

Further changes to the visa regime proposed

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), the independent body that advises the Government on migration issues, has published its recommendations for changes to the Tier 2 visa category to prioritise entry to the UK for ‘higher value’ skilled migrants.

Employers beware: increased number of immigration raids expected

Employers beware: increased number of immigration raids expected

Immigration Minister James Brokenshire has focussed his attention on UK businesses and given “rogue employers” advance warning of an updated regime in a further effort to clamp down on illegal working.

Important changes to immigration rules

Important changes to immigration rules

April is a busy time of year for the UK Visas and Immigration Authority and below is an outline of some of the changes being implemented this month.

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

The ever changing legal landscape in the field of employment and human resources has had another bumper year in 2014.