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English Language Requirements for Non-EEA National Partners & Parents The nature and effect of more stringent language requirements

 Introduction Since 29th November 2010, the UK Government has progressively introduced an English Language requirement

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‘Right to Work’ Checks by Employers Explanation & Investigation of Checks Required From Employers

Introduction The relevant provisions of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 set out the

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Upcoming Changes to the UK Immigration Rules. Some detail on the Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC 1078.

The Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules HC 1078 comes into force on 6th

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An Insight Into Leave Extended by s.3C Immigration Act 1971 The Intricacies of 3C Leave

This article is based on the Home Office Publication: ‘Leave extended by Section 3C (and

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The Right to Rent – Explanation & Analysis. Using Landlords and Letting Agents as Immigration Officers.

Introduction The combination of the relevant provisions of the Immigration Act 2014 and the Immigration

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Immigration Rules Change for Tier 2 Migrants Changes to Rules on Tier 2 Migrant Salaries

The Immigration Rules concerning Tier 2 Migrants’ salaries have changed recently with some exceptions. The

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Private Landlords: 10 Key Legal Obligations… The Legal Responsibilities of Private Landlords

As legislation continues to change, it is vital that Landlords have the correct legal advice

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Issues and Improvements – Care Homes Regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) The future for care homes and the CQC.

All Local authorities have a responsibility to provide care to persons who satisfy the eligibility

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Nearly half UK care home workers leave within a year, finds report Troubling staffing issues uncovered in the UK care home sector.

Nearly half of care workers leave the job within a year, a report has found, prompting calls for the Government to urgently address serious threats to social care provision. A damning study by the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee found that half of care workers (48 per cent) leave within a year of starting, […]

Meeting the Financial Requirements for a Partner/Spouse Visa How to Combine Income and Pensions to Meet the Financial Requirement

This article briefly looks at the combination of gross income from salaried employment (Category A) and Private/State pensions (Category E). The financial requirement needs to be met by those making an application in visa categories of Appendix FM of the Immigration Rules.   Calculating the financial requirement with no dependants: Unless exempt, the applicant must […]

An Overview of the Steps in Obtaining a Decree Absolute Divorce for a Petitioner

The following steps have been briefly outlined for a petitioner who wishes to petition for a divorce and there are no children (under the age of 18) involved in the marriage and no financial orders are required.   Step 1: Initial Checks: a) Have you been married at least one year? You cannot apply for […]

Independent Review to assess impact of EU migrants on the UK economy post-Brexit From Caring UK September 2017 Edition

An independent Home Office review has been initiated by the Government to allow employers to voice their concerns on the impact of EU migrants in their businesses post-Brexit. With the UK about to exit the European Union, the Migration Advisory Committee will investigate several factors ahead of the leave date of March 31, 2019. The inquiry […]

Switching a Tier 4 Visa to Tier 2. How to convert a UK Tier 4 Visa.

Introduction An applicant, who has or has last been granted entry clearance to, leave to enter, or leave to remain, in the United Kingdom as a Tier 4 (General) Migrant under the Points Based System, can in principle, amongst other routes, apply for leave to remain in the United Kingdom by switching their immigration category […]

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