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New 'Innovator' and 'Start-up' visas
On 29 March 2019, the Home Office will close the Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) and Tier 1 (Graduate Entre-preneur) visa routes. In their place will be two new visa routes: Start-up visa and Innovator visa. Here we look at the key changes between the old and new visa routes.
Holiday pay compensation post-Brexit
Disputes relating to holiday pay have generated some quite controversial decisions in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over the last few years, some of which have led to the UK courts making amendments to UK law – writing in new words - in order to be compliant with the ECJ decisions. Take for example changes written into the legislation that allowed for employees to carry-over their holiday entitlement following long-term sick leave and others made to ensure that overtime and allowances were included in the calculation of an employee's holiday pay.
New online right to work tool: How and when to use
On 28 January 2019, the Home Office introduced a new online tool which enables employers to check the right to work of potential and current employees. Here we give an overview of how and when to use this new system alongside the traditional checks.
EU Settlement Scheme: public test phase now open
As EU citizens can now apply for settled and pre-settled status in the UK under the EU Settlement Scheme, we provide information for applicants and look at how the scheme will work.
Brexit and immigration essentials June 2019
In June 2019, the HRXchange training workshop will focus on Brexit and immigration essentials. This session is designed to provide HR professionals with key practical information and knowledge to manage these issues in their business.
What does the immigration White Paper mean for recruiters and the UK's labour market?
Here we provide a summary of the key changes for workers resulting from the Home Secretary's long-awaited White Paper entitled ‘the UK’s future skills-based immigration system’.
A guide for visiting the UK
Previously, the Home Office subdivided the visit visa for each visit to the UK. However, now most visits fall within a single ‘umbrella’ visa called a ‘Standard Visit' visa. This guide looks into the ‘Standard Visit’ visa which applies to almost all reasons for visiting the UK and a list of dos and don'ts that apply to all visitors
Setting up a UK Office or Branch of an Overseas Company
A blog looking into how non-EU nationals can set up a UK office with a Sole Representative Visa. The visa allows a senior employee of an overseas comapny to live and work in the UK with a view of setting up a UK branch or subsidiary of the overseas company.
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