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Migrant Workers Will Solve UK’s ‘Crippling’ Shortage of Care Workers From Caring UK July 2017 Edition

A report released by Independent Age proposed that the UK should open its borders to

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Home Office Targets Care Home Sponsor Licences From Caring UK June 2017 Edition

The Home Office have placed an even greater focus on the importance of compliance of

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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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RIGHT TO WORK SCHEME / CIVIL PENALTIES 

Employers who employ any employees over the age of 16 in any part of the United Kingdom under a contract of service or apprenticeship are legally bound by the Right to Work checks that must be carried out. Home Office: Code of Practice on preventing illegal working: Civil penalty scheme for employers prescribes that employers […]

Energy Performance Certificates 

Energy Performance Certificates April 2018 welcomed the minimum energy efficiency standard obligation for all Landlords. Beginning 1 April 2018 all properties rented out must have a minimum energy performance rating of E on their Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations apply to all new tenancies from 1 April 2018 and for all existing tenancies from […]

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 […]

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