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UK Immigration announces changes to Points-Based System

12:53 01/04/2014
The UK's Immigration Minister James Brokenshire has announced 'a package of changes to Points-Based System work routes' which he says 'improve flexibility for applicants and help to boost economic...

UK will issue fewer than 200 Tier 1 Exceptional Talent tech visas per year

18:46 31/03/2014
In December 2013, the UK's prime minister, David Cameron, announced a new visa route for IT workers in the UK. He announced that, as of April 2014, the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa stream would...

UK PM announces 'tech visa' to ease immigration for IT talent

9:15 10/02/2014
The UK's Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that a new 'tech visa' will be introduced in April 2014. There will, in fact, be no new visa stream but the rules of the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent...

UK immigration calls on artists to apply for Tier 1 visas

15:30 06/08/2013
A recent UK Home Office report states that they wish to encourage figures from the arts with an international reputation to apply to come to live in the UK under a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visa...

UK immigration issues seven Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visas in 2011

9:06 01/03/2013
Figures released by the UK's Home Office show that only seven Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) visas were issued by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) in 2011. In the year to September 2012, the first year in...

UK venture capital calls for more UK Tier 1 visas

16:28 12/02/2013
A leading UK investment organisation has issued a report which recommends that the UK immigration authorities introduce changes to its Tier 1 (high value migrants) visa regime in order to help kick-...

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