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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.
Andrew Osborne & Samar Shams comment for Lexis Nexis: Businesses ‘hampered by inflexible immigration system’
Press19 February 2018
Andrew Osborne & Samar Shams have 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.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments for Techworld: Will the tech sector stand up for immigrants after Brexit?
Press12 February 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar comments in an article for Techworld, discussing the possible loss of foreign talent in the UK Tech sector, due to Brexit.
Joanna Hunt writes for Lawyer 2B: Are trainee overseas secondments set to become a thing of the past?
Press31 January 2018
Joanna Hunt writes an article for Lawyer 2B, discussing the implications of the changes to qualify for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK for non-EU lawyers training or working in UK firms.
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes for FinTech Futures: Immigration in the banking technology industry: a positive story
Press22 January 2018
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar writes an article for FinTech Futures, discussing the tech sectors heavy reliance on foreign nationals to provide the technical skills required in the workforce. Accordingly, Brexit, and the potential to restrict access to that talent pool, brings additional concerns for employers.
Press18 December 2017
Samar Shams writes for HRZone discussing the surprises businesses should be aware of in relation to the prevention of illegal working.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: 'Breakthrough' Brexit deal provides as many questions as answers
Press11 December 2017
Joanna Hunt comments on the deal struck by the UK and EU, as well as the implications of the agreement, in an article for Lexis Nexis.
Press29 November 2017
Joanna Hunt has written an article for the Free Movement blog discussing the recent case R (A) v Secretary of State for Health  EWHC 281 which revisits section 175 of the National Health Service Act 2006 and the system of charging foreigners for health services.
Press27 October 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for The Independent which discusses how legitimate people could have their bank accounts frozen as a result of new policy that will require banks to carry out identity checks as part of the Government's latest crackdown on illegal immigrants.
Samar Shams comments for LexisNexis: 'European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 passes second reading amid concerns over delegated powers'
Press18 September 2017
Samar Shams has commented in an article for LexisNexis following the recent passing of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 in the House of Commons last week. The article raises concerns about the Bill, particularly regarding the proposed use of delegated legislative powers, the approach to devolution, and questions regarding the continued application of EU rights and legal principles in the UK.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: "UK’s responsibility to solve Northern Ireland Brexit headache—EU"
Press11 September 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for LexisNexis which discusses the UK's responsibility to find ‘flexible and imaginative’ solutions to overcome the challenges for the island of Ireland.
Press23 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lawyer Monthly on the Governments new position paper on Brexit and the Irish border issue following their statement of not wanting to establish a manned EU-UK border.
Joanna Hunt comments for Lexis Nexis: Brexit: No border infrastructure in Northern Ireland may be 'wishful thinking'
Press17 August 2017
Joanna Hunt has commented in an article for Lexis Nexis which focuses on the the UK governments proposal of no physical infrastructure at the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Lewis Silkin has commented in an article for Finance Monthly: 'UK-EU Free Movement to End March 2019'
Press09 August 2017
Lewis Silkin has commented in an article for Finance Monthly following the recent government announcement that a new immigration system will be in place by March 2019, when the free movement of people between the EU and the UK ends.
Press01 August 2017
Jonna Hunt has written an article for The Law Society InsideOut magazine which discusses the uncertainty that still hangs over the rights of EU lawyers to live and work in the UK since the Brexit result, the future status of EU nationals, and the implications for anyone working in legal services.
Press03 July 2017
Natasha Hotson has been mentioned in an article for Vogue magazine where Italian born Cristina Ruiz discusses her experience as an Italian living in London since the Brexit referendum.
Press14 June 2017
Naomi Hanrahan-Soar has written an article for The Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier (CLH), discussing the risks and consequences of illegal working penalties in the hospitality sector.
Press30 May 2017
Joanna Hunt has written an article for 24housing which discusses the Government's 'right to rent' checks and their increasing pressure on the rental market.