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Tier 1 exceptional talent visas quadruple for tech jobs after surge in applications

13:05 01/08/2017
Tech City UK, the government body that processes applications for the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa , has reported that the number of successful applications has more than quadrupled in the last 12...

UK Visa restrictions and not enough Tier 2 Visa skilled workers leaves businesses in cyber peril

12:39 10/03/2017
Restrictive UK Visa policies are continuing to cause problems in the UK. It is difficult to obtain an UK Tier 2 Sponsorship Licence and Tier 2 Visa. Job site, has urged Britain’s tech...

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...

Immigrant sells WhatsApp to Facebook for $19bn

12:03 24/02/2014
Jan Koum, a Ukrainian who settled in the US, has sold his WhatsApp mobile app to Facebook for $19bn. Mr Koum, 37, left Ukraine for the US when with his mother he was 16. His story is a classic 'rags-...

Canada to require biometric data with some visa applications from 2013

11:18 14/12/2012
Jason Kenney, the Canadian Minister for Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, has announced that Canada will soon require people from 29 countries and from the Palestinian Territory to...

UK should grant foreign technology graduates tier 2 visas says report

13:27 26/09/2012
The right wing think tank Policy Exchange has published a report that says that the UK could become a world centre for hi-tech industry if it makes considerable improvements to its education results...