Category Archives: UK News

Huge increases in Home Office visa application fees

The Home Office have announced increases to visa application fees of up to 25%.

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Home Office in Chaos

Employers are currently struggling to obtain Certificates of Sponsorship for existing and new employees, preventing them from hiring skilled workers in the UK and preventing some existing employees from continuing to work.

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UK Employers hit with further immigration fees

The Home Office have announced that UK employers will have to pay up to £1,000 per year per non-EU employee sponsored under the Tier 2 Visa scheme from April 2017.

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Theresa May attacks the education sector

Theresa May has announced yet more changes to the UK immigration rules, this time attacking students and the education sector.

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British Government continues to discriminate against British Citizens

The recent Court ruling regarding the UK Spouse visa rules decided that there was nothing “irrational, or inherently unjust or inherently unfair” about the rules or the Financial Requirement.

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The Cost of British Citizenship

With the Home Office applications fees due to be increased by as much as nearly 40% from April 2014, we thought it might be interesting to look at the cost of British Citizenship.

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Skilled Migrants and Families to be hit by huge fee increases

The Home Office have announced plans to increase fees for the family members of skilled migrants by nearly 40%.

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UK Immigration Curbs Branded Ridiculous

Peter Sutherland, International Chairman of Goldman Sachs, has branded efforts to curb immigration “ridiculous”.

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UK Border Agency scraps plans for a UK Visa Bond

Controversial plans for a £3,000 bond for UK Visa applicants from a limited number of “high risk” countries have been scrapped.

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Net migration figures fall

The Home Office have announced a reduction in net migration and heralded this as a success. Many question the value of this fall and current policies are branded by some as being damaging to the UK’s reputation internationally and to … Continue reading

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