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Migration Advisory Committee

New Tier 2 immigration rules won't help with cyber security shortage

11:53 16/12/2015
The statement of changes to UK immigration rules published in 29 October 2015, specifically paragraph K2 of page 43, states that the occupation 'cyber-security specialist' will be added to the...

Tier 2 visa curbs will hurt UK economy say financial service firms

15:00 20/11/2015
The UK's financial services sector opposes even tougher Tier 2 visa restrictions that will prevent skilled non-EU professionals from coming to the UK. The country's financial services firms are...

Immigration restrictions on Tier 2 visas hurts the UK

13:38 18/11/2015
Editorial Comment by Sanwar Ali, Editor, workpermit.com The UK economy will continue to suffer should the current policy on tier 2 visas continue. The situation where ever more restrictive...

UK tier 2 visa curbs worrying says Indian lobby group, Nasscom

15:29 11/11/2015
Further Tier 2 visa curbs will lead to a rise in operating costs for UK businesses, forcing them to send jobs overseas to remain competitive. That's the view of India's software trade lobby group the...

Tier 2 immigration crackdown putting Britain's digital economy at risk

10:55 29/10/2015
According to technology entrepreneurs David Cleevely, Hermann Hauser and Mike Lynch, making it even more difficult for skilled workers to come under the tier 2 immigration scheme is likely to put...

Tier 2 visa dependants should retain UK right to work says report

10:41 23/10/2015
In response to the Migration Advisory Committee's review of tier 2 immigration, a survey carried out by the Permits Foundation showed overwhelming support for the right of partners of highly skilled...

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