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Joanna Hunt writes for Free Movement: 10 things we (might) now know about the post-Brexit immigration system
Press04 October 2018
In an article for Free Movement, Joanna Hunt looks into the conclusions we can draw for the post-Brexit immigration system will look like, now that we have a picture emerging of what this may look like.
Joanna Hunt comments for People Management: Most EU workers would be blocked under post-Brexit proposals, warns think tank
Press21 September 2018
In an article for People Management, Joanna Hunt discusses analysis released today that has warned the majority of EU employees currently in the UK would be ineligible for a work visa under new immigration proposals.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes for ITProPortal - UK immigration and the national cyber security strategy
Press05 September 2018
In an article for ITProPortal, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar discusses the need for a diverse and skilled workforce if the UK aims to be a world leader in cyber security.
Toni Lorenzo writes for Employment Lawyers Association: The Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018
Press06 August 2018
In an article for Employment Lawyers Association, Toni Lorenzo discusses the Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018 which came into force in June, implementing the EU Trade Secrets Directive. This is the first time that the UK Parliament has legislated for the protection of trade secrets.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for LexisNexis: EU settled status scheme—what will happen to those who ‘fall between the cracks’?
Press18 July 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for a LexisNexis article, which discusses what will happen to the EU citizens who lose their legal status due to the new EU settled status scheme, and how the government should address this aspect of the scheme.
Jonna Hunt comments for House of Commons Library briefing: The UK's points-based system for immigration
Press09 July 2018
In a report for the House of Commons Library briefing, Joanna Hunt comments on the governments ruling to exempt doctors and nurses from immigration cap.
Press26 June 2018
In an article for Free Movement, Joanna Hunt discuss the Home Office announcement that doctors and nurses will no longer be counted towards the cap on Tier 2 visas.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for LexisNexis: New start-up visa could mark ‘shift towards more positive immigration policy’
Press15 June 2018
In an article for LexisNexis, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar discusses the implications of the new visa routes announced by The Home Secretary, adding that it will hopefully ‘mark a shift toward more positive immigration news and policy’.
Natasha Hotson writes for People Management - Will the government listen to business on EEA migration?
Press04 June 2018
There are clear signs that the government is open to trying to minimise the impact of a restrictive policy, read below as Natasha Hotson asks, will the government listen to business on EEA migration?
Press04 June 2018
There is another potential crisis brewing for the Home Office. The last few months has seen a number of developments which expose the failings of the Tier 2 system, the work permit category of the immigration rules. Joanna Hunt asks, is the Tier 2 system in crisis?
Joanna Hunt writes for City A.M.: Businesses should demand the home office reform policies that create a burden and ‘hostile environment’ for employers
Press09 May 2018
In an article for City A.M. Joanna Hunt discusses the UK's immigration system creating a "hostile environment" resulting in a burden on employers having to check all employees right to work in the UK, or face harsh penalties.
Andrew Osborne comments for the International Bar Association: Supporting the workforce through Brexit
Press02 May 2018
In an article for the International Bar Association, Andrew Osborne discusses the negative impact Brexit will have on retaining and recruiting staff from the EU.
Press20 April 2018
In an article for HR Zone, Joanna Hunt discusses what the results of gender pay gap reporting mean for employers and workers of both genders, and more importantly what we can do about it.
Joanna Hunt comments for LexisNexis: Windrush children: ‘Change has to come and it has to come fast’
Press18 April 2018
In an article for LexisNexis, Joanna Hunt discusses the government's actions to expedite the applications of Windrush children and the impact of the ‘scandalous treatment of lawful UK residents’.
Sam Koppel writes for Accountancy Age: Is the accountancy sector facing an international talent crisis?
Press13 April 2018
In an article for Accountancy Age, Sam Koppel discusses the recent restrictions for accountancy firms to hire non-EEA workers who require Tier 2 work visas.
Joanna Hunt again writes for the Free Movement blog: Do the Immigration Rules discriminate against women who want to work in the UK?
Press04 April 2018
In an article for the Free Movement blog, Joanna Hunt discusses whether Tier 2 (the main visa route which enables migrants to work in the UK) is potentially discriminatory against women and hinders their ability to work in the UK.
Press22 February 2018
In an article for The Stack, Naomi Hanrahan-Soar speaks on the importance of foreign talent to bridge the tech skills gaps, power innovation, and drive our digital economy.
Press19 February 2018
Andrew Osborne commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which discusses the Director general of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Adam Marshall's call for the government to provide a clear statement of intent on immigration policy so that businesses can make decisions for the future.
Press14 February 2018
In a report published today on the Home Office’s delivery of Brexit in regards to immigration, the Home Affairs Committee cites Lewis Silkin’s praise for the commitment and hard work of UK Visas and Immigration’s European casework team.
Joanna Hunt comments for LexisNexis: Brexit: EU’s draft transitional arrangements put UK in ‘precarious position’
Press13 February 2018
Joanna Hunt comments in an article for LexisNexis, discussing the EU's ability to suspend the UK's benefits during the Brexit transition phase following the UK's departure from the EU.