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British Airways IT Staff claim Airline Tier 2 Visa Abuse

20:58 28/09/2016
As reported by Workpermit.com on 18 March, 2016, British Airways (BA) IT staff accused the airline of abusing Tier 2 visa rules during a 45 minute protest opposing plans to outsource and offshore IT...

British Airways IT staff protest over claims of Tier 2 visa abuse

16:20 18/03/2016
British Airways (BA) IT staff have accused the airline of abusing Tier 2 visas rules at a recent 45 minute protest against plans to outsource and offshore IT jobs to India. Protesters were joined by...

Anti-Immigration MAC says tighten UK Tier 2 Visa rules

17:47 26/01/2016
The so called "independent" Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) long-awaited review of Tier 2 immigration was released on 19 January 2016; It recommends that the UK government impose even tighter...

Nigella Lawson refused entry to US; asked to apply for Visa

16:24 10/04/2014
On Sunday 30th March, the celebrity chef Nigella Lawson boarded a plane for a holiday in the US. However, the US immigration authorities informed British Airways that Ms Lawson would not be allowed...

UK announces simplified visa process for Chinese applicants

17:10 24/10/2013
A senior minister in the UK government has announced measures to 'simplify' the procedure of applying for a UK visa for people from China. George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, was...

UK must 'look at Chinese visa issue' – Airline boss

15:34 02/10/2013
Willie Walsh, the chief executive of International Airlines Group, has said that the UK's visa regime is damaging trade and tourism with China. Mr Walsh told The Guardian newspaper 'The government...

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