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UK immigration rules tweaked to help NHS

12:10 08/03/2021
A number of new health roles will be added to the UK immigration Shortage Occupation List (SOL), the government has announced. Laboratory technicians, nursing assistants, pharmacists and senior care...

UK immigration rule changes to Tier 2 Visa and Tier 4 Visas in November 2016

4:21 03/12/2016
The Home Office announced changes to UK immigration rules on Thursday, 3 November, which affect applications made on or after 24 November 2016. A 70-page document - Statement of Changes in...

UK Immigration review teachers on Tier 2 Visa Shortage Occupation List

13:43 15/06/2016
On 26 May 2016 UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, commissioned the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to assess whether there is a shortage of primary and secondary school teachers in general or only...

Tier 2 visa changes welcomed by anti-immigrant freelancer group

19:53 13/05/2016
The Association of Independent Professionals (IPSE) that campaigns for more restrictions on immigrant workers has welcomed recent changes to the UK's Tier 2 visa system. IPSE said that it is 'pleased...

UK Tier 2 Visa Dependants keep right to work in UK

13:29 14/04/2016
Fortunately, despite a number of changes to the Tier 2 points-based system for skilled workers, prompted by a recent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) report , UK immigration minister James...

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...

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