- Workshop for sponsors covering Tier 4, UKVI audits and other study related topics
- Carter Thomas appears in The Times Best Law Firms 2020
- Can the start date for a Tier 2 sponsored employee be delayed?
- How to apply for entry clearance as the sole representative of an overseas business
- Financial requirement for spouse visas – pension income
Why can’t politicians get over the idea of an Australian-style immigration system?
For politicians with an agenda to push and votes to win, talking up an “Australian-style points based system” seems like a catchy, quick-fix solution to public anxiety over immigration. During the referendum campaign it was a popular trope of the ...8th November 2019
The clock is ticking for £1m investors
A right of residence in the UK can be purchased with a six-figure investment. Until a few years ago, the amount required was £1m. While new investment visas can no longer be obtained at that price — the minimum investment has doubled — ex ...4th November 2019
Will the Graduate Immigration Route live up to expectations?
With the Brexit psychodrama continuing to monopolise airtime and public attention, it would be easy to overlook the government’s recent announcement of a new visa route for foreign students in the UK. Providing a bit of relief from the general d ...30th October 2019
Last gasp of the take-away rule
Just when you thought the rule excluding chefs at take-away restaurants from the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List had been tested to destruction, there arrives yet another valiant attempt to navigate this uber-niche corner of a corner of the Immigratio ...28th October 2019
Plague of incorrect Biometric Residence Permits causes havoc across education sector
September and October are important and busy enrolment periods for Tier 4 student visa sponsors. Immigration compliance teams had enough to contend with this academic year with the introduction of passport eGates, which means having to find evidence o ...16th October 2019
Briefing: UK immigration law and the British Crown Dependencies
Are you applying to stay in the Isle of Man, Jersey or Guernsey? Immigration professionals often come across this question at the submission stage of various UK visa applications. Invariably we check “no” and carry on. But you might, on occasion ...11th October 2019