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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 […]

Immigration skills charge will impact health care funding for many years From Caring UK August 2017 Edition

On 6 April 2017 a new immigration skills charge came into force which is taking ‘desperately needed money’ from the health service for years to come, due to the service’s continuing reliance on foreign staff. The government introduced the skills charge to incentivise the recruitment and training of British workers. The immigration skills charge will […]

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