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Update 87 – March 2021: 1 CPD

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Update 86 – February 2021: 1 CPD

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Update 85 – January 2021: 1 CPD

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Update 84 – December 2020: 1 CPD

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12th January 2021 By

Introduction to work and study visas (the Points Based Immigration System): 1 CPD

Welcome to our introductory course on the UK’s Points Based Immigration System and other work/study routes! Here we talk you through the “points-based” visa options for highly skilled migrants, sponsored workers, temporary workers an ...

17th December 2020 By

Update 83 – November 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 82 – October 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 81 – September 2020: 1 CPD

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13th October 2020 By

Introduction to advising employers on immigration law: 1 CPD

Over the years employers of migrants have faced an ever-increasing battery of penalties for failing to carry out right to work checks and other duties outsourced to them by the Home Office. Possible consequences include fines, closure of businesses an ...

5th October 2020 By

Update 80 – August 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 79 – July 2020: 1 CPD

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24th August 2020 By

Introduction to preparing a Tier 2 (General) application: 1 CPD

The aim of this short course is to give you an understanding of the main work-based visa category within the Immigration Rules: Tier 2 General. It is aimed at immigration practitioners who are new to this area, or who have a handle on the basics but w ...

18th August 2020 By

Update 78 – June 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 77 – May 2020: 1 CPD

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9th June 2020 By

Introduction to the EU Settlement Scheme: 2 CPD

There are thought to be between three to four million EU citizens and their family members living in the UK, although nobody is quite sure how many exactly. Almost all of them will need to apply for a new immigration status by 30 June 2021 if they wan ...

8th June 2020 By

Update 76 – April 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 75 – March 2020: 1 CPD

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Update 74 – February 2020: 1 CPD

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23rd March 2020 By

Introduction to refugee family reunion: 2 CPD

When someone is granted refugee status in the United Kingdom this opens up the possibility of the refugee sponsoring family members to join him or her in the UK. This is often referred to as “refugee family reunion”. There are special rules from w ...

20th March 2020 By

Update 73 – January 2020: 1 CPD

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18th February 2020 By

Introduction to social media for lawyers: 2 CPD

Get the most out of social media with a strategic approach. This course covers the reasons to use social media (and some reasons not to…), the basic principles of how social media works what others expect to see, how to sign up to different plat ...

11th October 2019 By

Introduction to visit visa applications: 1 CPD

This course covers Appendix V to the Immigration Rules, which deals with permission to enter the UK as a visitor. The course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not already a member, you can join here and access not just ...

30th September 2019 By

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Introduction to immigration, asylum, nationality and EU law: 16 CPD

Welcome to our complete and comprehensive online immigration law starter training course! It is ideal for aspiring OISC Level 1 advisers seeking accreditation and other budding immigration lawyers. We cover everything you need to know to get started i ...

13th June 2019 By

OISC Level 1 Accreditation: Online mock exams, regulations, ethics and more: 2 CPD

Studying to become an OISC Level 1 adviser? Our short online training course includes three bonus online sample exam papers to practise on as well as covering exam preparation, the regulatory scheme and legal ethics. Our three separate 20 question tim ...

17th October 2018 By

Introduction to British nationality law: 2 CPD

This online training course provides an overview of British nationality law. The topic broadly covers two central questions: Am I a British citizen? If I am not, how do I become one? As well as the acquisition of British nationality — by birth, ...

12th September 2018 By

Introduction to EU free movement law and applications: 4 CPD

This course examines the principles, sources and basic rights of EU free movement law as understood in the United Kingdom, in particular focussing on the rights of EU citizens and their non EU family members. It also looks at the practicalities of mak ...

13th July 2018 By

Introduction to the UK asylum process: 2 CPD

Welcome to our step by step guide to claiming asylum in the UK, including tips on evidence, challenging a refusal and the availability of legal aid. The course is only available to paying members of Free Movement. If you are not already a member, you ...

12th April 2018 By

Introduction to legal blogging: 1 CPD

A brief look at the elements of a successful legal blog, drawing on Free Movement editor Colin Yeo’s decade of experience. If you are thinking about starting up or taking over a blog, this is essential reading. Colin has made plenty of mistakes ...

16th January 2018 By

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