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Migration Advisory Committee

UK Tier 1 visa likely to become easier

9:06 11/12/2009
Recently the Migration Advisory Committee completed its review of the Tier 1 visa scheme. In light of changing economic circumstances the Government had asked MAC to consider changes to Tier 1 for...

UK Tier 2 Visas - Longer advertising requirements

17:18 01/12/2009
UKBA has announced recently that from 14 December 2009 the resident labour market test requirement for Tier 2 visas will be four weeks. Previously you had to advertise for a period of two weeks or...

New UK shortage occupation list for Tier 2 Visas

14:46 12/11/2009
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) published proposals for a revised shortage occupation list on 21 October 2009. These proposals have been accepted in full by the UK Government. The changes from...

Additions to UK shortage occupation list under Tier 2 Likely

13:24 22/10/2009
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has made further recommendations for additions to the shortage occupation list. The MAC feels that Teachers in special schools and skilled meat boners and...

New Requirements for UK Tier 2 Visas

19:55 08/09/2009
The UK Government has announced that from next year there will be tougher requirements to come under Tier 2 of the points based system . This follows recent recommendations by the Migration Advisory...

UK Tier 2 Report by Migration Advisory Committee

13:01 26/08/2009
On 19 August 2009 the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) reported into the workings of Tier 2 of the UK's immigration Points Based System (PBS) . The reports says that immigration plays an important...