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  • New restrictions on European migrants from March

    28 February 2017

    The Prime Minister is expected to trigger Article 50 in March 2017

  • Lewis Silkin is speaking at the Global Immigration Law Summit 2017 on 27 February 2017

    Press Release

    27 February 2017

    Business immigration partner Andrew Osborne is going to join a plenary session on the Transfer of Highly Skilled Workers at this year’s Global Immigration Summit in London.

  • Supreme Court upholds spouse minimum income requirement

    22 February 2017

    The Immigration Rules regulate immigration of non-Europeans into the UK. Under the Rules, a non-EEA spouse must earn £18,600 each year before being allowed to join their partner in the UK. The lawfulness of this “minimum income requirement” has been scrutinised and ultimately upheld by the Supreme Court, although with some criticism.

  • Chinese visa applications additional new requirements to be aware of

    16 February 2017

    Following the recent rollout of China’s new work permit system for Chinese Business Z visas, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revised the requirements for photographs submitted to overseas Chinese consular and embassies with visa applications.

  • We are family – I’ve got all my passports with me

    09 February 2017

    An EEA national using the online application form for a registration certificate or for a document certifying permanent residence can now add their close and extended family members to their online form.

  • Home Office emails migrants for information

    01 February 2017

    It has come to our attention that the Home Office is emailing migrants whose leave is due to expire within a few weeks and inviting them to provide the following information:

  • Businesses urged to think ahead before the introduction of the Immigration Skills Charge

    Case Study

    27 January 2017

    From April 2017, the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) will significantly increase the fees payable by employers when sponsoring skilled migrants.

  • Never mind the Government, Parliament fires the Brex Pistol

    25 January 2017

    The Supreme Court has just ruled on one of the most significant British constitutional cases in recent history. An Act of Parliament is needed before Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union can be triggered and the UK leaves the EU.

  • Planning for employment law issues in your HR budget

    19 January 2017

    With the annual budgeting process now underway in many businesses, we have taken a look at the expected employment law developments for the coming year and identified five non-core areas of potential spend/cost that HR directors may want to make allowance for in their 2017/18 budget.

  • Brexit means... it's the end of free movement as we know it

    18 January 2017

    As expected, Prime Minister Theresa May today laid out plans for what has come to be known in the press as a “hard Brexit”.

  • Immigration in the manufacturing industry: understanding the landscape

    Press

    16 January 2017

    Neil Jennings and Sam Koppel have written an article for Manufacturing Global which comments on the political pressure to reduce migrant labour in the UK and the serious challenges this will cause to the industry.

  • Immigration law in Vietnam - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Philippines - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Japan - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    This inbrief is designed to provide a general overview about business visits and employment authorisation requirements for Japan. As with all countries the immigration laws may be amended with little or no notice and this guide is designed to be general in nature.

  • Immigration law in Macau - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in the Republic of Korea - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Thailand - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities in the destination country would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Singapore - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Immigration law in Australia - an overview

    Inbrief

    30 December 2016

    A business visit is generally a short term trip in order to undertake business related activities for which the Immigration Authorities would not require the individual to have employment or work authorisation.

  • Britain is open for business

    Press Release

    15 December 2016

    British Embassy in partnership with Crowe Horwath hosts key meeting aimed at enlightening existing and potential entrepreneurs on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the UK, post Brexit.

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