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Switching from UK Tier 4 visa to Tier 2 visa made easier following January immigration rule changes

18:06 23/02/2018
New UK visa rules are now in effect that make it easier for Tier 4 student visa holders to switch to a Tier 2 (General) visa . A raft of rule changes enforced on January 11 2018 allow Tier 4 visa...

UK Tier 2 visa sponsors warned of winter delays due to restricted Certificate of Sponsorship CoS shortage

22:29 22/02/2018
Employers hoping to sponsor non-EU workers under Tier 2 (General) visas during the winter season are being warned to expect delays. A report published by Personnel Today states ‘there is no guarantee...

UK Tier 2 visa quota stops NHS doctors coming to work in Britain

19:19 20/02/2018
Non-EU doctors hired by NHS hospitals scrambling to fill skills gaps, are being denied entry into Britain by the Home Office. The NHS blames the blockade on a Tier 2 visa restricted certificate of...

UK visa changes from 11 January, 2018 affecting tier 2 visa holders and others

17:02 20/02/2018
Sanwar Ali workpermit.com comment The UK visa changes contains some good news and some bad news. It is now easier for tier 2 visa holders to gain indefinite leave to remain. Previously many tier 2...

UK Tier 2 Visa shortage continues with 1,409 Tier 2 restricted Certificates of Sponsorship Available for Allocation in January

16:18 20/02/2018
Following the last Tier 2 visa allocation meeting of 2017, the number of restricted Certificates of Sponsorship (CoS) available for January 2018 stands at 1,409, according to UK Visas and Immigration...

Unlawful UK visa and immigration General Data Protection Regulation exemption and human rights

22:54 15/02/2018
UK visa and immigration enforcement will be exempt from new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), to be introduced by the EU from 25 May 2018, threatening the data rights of ‘everyone’ in the...

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