Checklist: How to Qualify for a Tier 1 Investor Visa or Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa Oct27

Checklist: How to Qualify for a Tier 1 Investor Visa or Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa

If you’re a ‘high net worth individual’ planning to invest in the UK, either by setting up a new business in Britain or by investing into an existing UK business, you will need a Tier 1 entrepreneur visa or a Tier 1 investor visa. Ash Norton Solicitors can help you check your eligibility and file an application, today...

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UK employers ‘walking tightrope’ with work visa compliance regulations Oct13

UK employers ‘walking tightrope’ with work visa compliance regulations

According to new research, up to 95 percent of UK employers risk having their Tier 5 or Tier 2 sponsorship licence revoked because they are unaware of serious sanctions that exist for failing to adhere to strict ‘right to work’ rules for overseas workers. A survey of 1,000 businesses, which currently hold a Tier 5 or to hire ...

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UK Permanent Residency Rights for EU/EEA Citizens Post-Brexit Sep22

UK Permanent Residency Rights for EU/EEA Citizens Post-Brexit

What Now for UK Permanent Residency Rights for EU/EEA Citizens Post-Brexit? Brexit is looming. EU/EEA residents living in Britain face an uncertain future. Meanwhile, EU/EEA citizens seeking entry to the UK are faced with stricter immigration rules. This raises a lot of questions. If you’re an EU/EEA nat...

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Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government Aug29

Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government

Plans to reintroduce time limits for the appeals of detained asylum seekers and foreign criminals against removal from the UK have been unveiled. A previous fast-track system was quashed in 2015 because judges said the rules were unlawful. New safeguards, including a case management review and strengthened powers for judges, wo...

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EU migrants make up 11% of manufacturing workforce – ONS Aug12

EU migrants make up 11% of manufacturing workforce – ONS

EU migrants make up more than one in 10 manufacturing sector workers in the UK, official figures have shown. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) also said EU workers from outside the UK tended to work longer hours than the workforce average. And it said non-UK workers were more likely ...

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Man dies at Portland immigration removal centre Jun20

Man dies at Portland immigration removal centre

A man detained at an immigration removal centre in Dorset has died, the Home Office has said. The 43-year-old, who has not been named, died at The Verne, Portland, on Sunday. An investigation is under way. His death comes a month after campaigners raised concerns about the effects of detent...

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